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Gill Clegg – Trustee
Gill is currently Head of the Humanities Faculty at Lytham St Annes Technology & Performing Arts College in Lancashire, having previously taught in Scotland for 18 years. As a teacher/Head of Modern Studies she developed a keen interest in the Politics of Aid and Development.  Gill has also worked with Learning & Teaching Scotland on the Education for Citizenship project, on The Learning Schools Programme for the Open University and consulted with The Red Cross in Scotland on The Humanitarian Education project. Returning to teaching as Faculty Head …

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…to our new UK office in Devizes located in the beautiful county of Wiltshire! Please see http://buildaschool.org.uk/contact-us/ for our new contact details.

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Build A School is a UK charity focused on supporting the developing world in two key ways:

To fund the building of classrooms in developing countries;
To provide education in sustainable living.

We support governments to help developing countries reach their ambitious targets for the Millennium Development Goals. If EVERY child is to have a primary school place by 2015 it requires the continued support of friends and partners around the world.
Build A School recognises school build projects are only part of the solution. Access to knowledge about the environment, sustainable building, food …

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1) BUILD A SCHOOL will not enter into a joint venture with another party if that business or organisation’s operations are in conflict with our own objectives:
TO FUND THE BUILDING OF CLASSROOMS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
AND
TO PROVIDE EDUCATION IN SUSTAINABLE LIVING
2) BUILD A SCHOOL continues to form partnerships with external organisations that help us achieve our objectives. However, we must ensure partnerships do not bring the charity’s brand and reputation into disrepute or hinder our independence. To protect the charity’s reputation, integrity and independence BUILD A SCHOOL will avoid the following:

Any …

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Build A School has evolved from a simple school building organisation to 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 is developing a sustainable base through fair trade shops that support 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 will continue to support developing countries that are working to …

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2007
Build A School was formed in 2007 with a focus on building classroom blocks in Malawi. The team has grown and continued to work with partners to fund school buildings in both Malawi and India.
2008
The trustees helped drive the charity’s vision in sustainable education and Build A School has grown it’s team of technical advisers and volunteer fundraisers. Build A School partnered the Department for International Development to build an urban project in Lilongwe. Build A School also partnered HSBC in a school build project in Vizag, India. In December …

Build A School in the media »

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We were featured on ITV news in September 2007

Build A School in the media »

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We were featured on ITV news back in March 2007

Build A School in the media, Our supporters »

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Mr Hislop says a few words about our charity.

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Day in the life – Malawi Manager

Grieve Massa is Build A School Manager for Malawi and he keeps busy overseeing projects and working with local communities. Here’s a typical day for Grieve as he runs operations…

 
7am
Early start for me, tea to get me going and then into Lilongwe to meet a builder.
8am
I discuss the availability of cement with our contractor and then off to the bank.
8.30am
Money has come from the UK and I sign off the cash with our accountant. As usual, the queues are long in the bank but I’m soon on my way.
10.30am
Meeting with …