Build A School has evolved from a simple school building organisation to also focusing on education in sustainable living. Both causes are linked and valuable, but are a part of the global agenda moving the planet towards a peaceful and sustainable future.
Short term: Build A School developed a sustainable base through fair trade shops that supported the charity by allowing it to operate with less money going on running costs and more cash going to our projects.
Mid-term: Build A School continues to support developing countries that are working to improve classroom capacity and work towards their Millennium Development Goals. Build A School is supporting the establishment of an essential oil co-operative at Tickbird, the Sustainable Living Education Site in Malawi, Lilongwe funded by the three year UK Big Lottery grant.
Long-term: Build A School will continue to focus on their school construction projects together with completion of the UK Big Lottery Grant to form an independent essential oil co-operative. Main charity operations to be gradually transferred to Build A School Malawi to reduce overhead and administration costs in the UK.