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[15 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | 2,280 views]

Why not treat yourselves to a special brick on our virtual ‘Buy A Brick’ wall and at the same time help us to raise money for Tickbird, our fantastic sustainable living education centre that we are constructing in Lilongwe, Malawi? We are giving you another opportunity to buy one of our bricks for £250 each and for your name or company logo to appear on our website brick wall to demonstrate your support.  For more details see…..
http://buildaschool.org.uk/category/fund-raising/our-supporters/brick-wall/
Let’s get building!

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[2 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | 2,148 views]
We are Big Lottery funded!

We’ve done it!!  Build A School are very proud and excited to announce that the BIG LOTTERY FUND have awarded us a grant for our fantastic Women’s Fairtrade Certified Essential Oil Co-operative and Farmer Training project in Malawi.  Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity.
Take a look at today’s news release…
http://news.biglotteryfund.org.uk/pr_020212_int_uk_overseas_deaf_children_plea?regioncode=-uk

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[13 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 2,567 views]
Buy and sell for a good cause

Are you a frequent eBay user? Why not donate to Build A School whilst you buy or sell! Go to eBay for charity and search for Build A School or simply follow this link: http://donations.ebay.co.uk/charity/charity.jsp?NP_ID=48559

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[22 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 2,842 views]
Great work Joseph!

Build A School would like to thank Joseph Richards for his wonderful fundraising achievements so far. On 31st July 2011 Joseph took part in and completed the Virgin Atlantic Triathlon in London and has raised over £850 through ‘Just Giving’ for us – that’s amazing!!
If you feel inspired by Joseph’s great fundraising challenge you too could also fulfil your adventurous burning ambitions and make a difference by setting up a page at www.justgiving.com – start raising funds today!

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[15 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 2,404 views]
Keep in touch!

Attention everyone! Don’t forget to keep checking Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/BuildASchool and our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/Buildaschool for exciting updates and photos of our amazing progress in Malawi, including the start- up of our Fairtrade certified essential oil women’s co-operative! We also now have a Twitter widget on our website for you to follow. Please get involved and feel free to make any suggestions or let us know your fundraising ideas!

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[28 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 3,932 views]
Give A Car

Do you own an old banger that’s merely gathering dust in the garage?
Then you can do your bit for Build A School and help us serve up our “bangers and cash” initiative!
We have teamed up with Giveacar which is a UK based fundraising organisation that specialises in donating unwanted and scrap cars to charitable causes throughout the world, including Build A School.
They provide a FREE service which is available throughout the UK, and can work with you hand-in-hand in the following ways:

They can arrange the collection of the vehicle;
Depending on its age and condition, they …

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[20 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 2,403 views]
Help us to win our Global Giving challenge!

Build A School are currently competing in the Global Giving “Gateway Challenge”  to raise funds for the amazing new women’s Fairtrade certified essential oil co-operative at our sustainable living Tickbird Visitor Centre in Malawi.  This co-operative will provide employment, income, independence and empowerment for the women of the local village.  Please donate at: http://www.globalgiving.co.uk/pr/8100/proj8042a.html! We need 50 unique donors to raise a total of  £1,000 for the women’s co-operative by Wednesday 20th July which will give Build A School a permanent place on the Global Giving website (www.globalgiving.co.uk).
Thank you, as always, for your …

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[31 May 2011 | No Comment | 3,288 views]
DialAFlight visit Malawi!

The DialAFlight team (http://www.dialaflight.com/) had a wonderful time recently in Malawi when they went to check out the progress of our new double block classroom at Ngwenya Primary School which they have kindly funded.
The team – Giles Golding, Dean Smith, Paul Markham, Kelly Francis and Nicola Payne had fun playing games with the children followed by cutting the ribbon and enjoying the dancing and music at the opening ceremony.  They also took the opportunity to visit our Mbelekete Primary School during their visit to Malawi.
For more photos of their fantastic trip …

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[12 May 2011 | No Comment | 3,099 views]
With thanks to….

…..the following companies for their recent contribution to Build A School:

City Goddess Wholesale Clothing – UK based supplier of wholesale dresses, wholesale fashion shoes and ladies clothing.
 Tucci Store – Official UK stockists for the G Star T- Shirt,  Diesel T-Shirt and Firetrap T-Shirt range.
Van Mildert – Stockists of the Barbour Jacket, Stone Island Jackets and the Lyle and Scott Polo Shirt.
John Smedley Designer Knitwear – Men’s and Women’s knitwear, selection of merino wool jumpers and designer jumpers.

OSKA – Leading brand of Women’s wear clothing.
Otterburn Clothing – Stockists of Joules sweatshirts and Joules …

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[9 May 2011 | No Comment | 3,695 views]
The Degrees – our winning team at Canterbury Christ Church University!

Well done and thank you to our dedicated team of media students – “THE DEGREES” (Aleksandra Atanasova, Samuel Hogbin, Sara Joce and Lydia Hammond) who have won the “Best Campaign” in the “Media Campaign Awards 2011″ at Canterbury Christ Church University.  The team developed a fantastic, innovative advertising project to help Build A School develop ideas on fundraising and to raise the profile of our new sustainable living Tickbird Visitor Centre in Malawi.
Congratulations team!
For more photos of  the awards find us on Facebook at:  http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150172862953182.307298.108214858181&l=c92944b4da