Month: February 2020

February 22, 2020 admin

Here are some interesting pictures of the check-dams and terraces from my January visit. After all the difficulties with getting the check-dams (and the gully walls) to endure the pressure of water two of them – the ones that were repaired carefully with some new innovations – have now performed very well. Over 1.5 meters…

February 22, 2020 admin

On Thursday Ndanu transported bricks and other materials for four schools by a large lorry. These are for stove building at Mengeni secondary, Olele primary, Mengeni primary and Mlembea primary. So stove building will be going on continuously for some time. Torstaina Ndanu kuljetti tiilet ja muut materiaalit neljälle koululle isolla kuorma-autolla. Näistä rakennetaan hellat…

February 22, 2020 admin

On monday a stove was completed at Kiishi primary school. Kiishi is higher up on the mountain. We have allowed our stove building work to extend on the slopes of the mountain as wasting firewood is not acceptable anywhere. And getting a smoke free kitchen is of course as important there as anywhere else. (Water…

February 12, 2020 admin

On Friday last week a tank was completed at Mkongea primary school in Mwanga. This was the first of the two school tanks built by Stats4SD funding. In addition, hand washing places will be placed next to toilets and a nursery established by using recycled water. Mkongea is along the little dirt road behind the…