After a few days at work, the team took some time to visit the sites of previous Hands Team's works in the Lundazi area. We visited the Hoya, Emusa Day, and Mphamba schools. The team learned a lot about how the schools are run, what their challenges are, and how they're looking to the future, including building new facilities as shown in the picture below.
The team has recently been challenged with some difficult conditions in the area since the power has been out for an extended period of time. This also means that there's no water. We've been working through it with flashlights, bottled water, and outdoor latrines and the general consensus is that it's a bit like camping. If there's sun tomorrow, we'll give my solar panels a try... but we'll also be praying for power.
First time acquaintance have been made, and the full team has met each other all for the first time. The long journey has begun,...Read More
After a long day on the road, we've made it to Lundazi at the CCAP Guesthouse where we'll be bunking for the next 2...Read More
After a few days of lengthy travel, we have started work on the Mwase Primary School. We started out the day pushing the bus...Read More
The team has officially been hard at work on the demolition. Claudia has really impressed us with her tenacity, and we've discovered that Justin...Read More
We began another beautiful day at the Mwase Primary School with introductions of three nearby villages helping for the day and a prayer. Once...Read More
This morning we woke up to rain that was heavy at times. They called ahead to see how the roads and job site were...Read More
This was our last day at Mwase. The roads were a bit drier and the bus was fuller. We had a number of teachers...Read More
Starting bright and early this morning we headed out on a second game drive. Once again, we were able to see many different animals,...Read More