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Build A School is 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 security and fairer …

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[19 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 5,414 views]

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 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 …

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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.

Our team »

[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 2,602 views]
Our team – Grieve Massa

Grieve Massa – Malawi Chairman
Greetings from Malawi. How are you all?
I’m the Chairman here in Malawi and I use my skills to help transfer money to our builders and check the smooth running of Build A School on the ground. I use my experience and contacts to improve the success of our charity here in Africa. I check your cash is spent effectively and help support Build A School with advice. It’s my job to keep you guys updated.

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Our team – Richard Chatambalala

Richard Chatambalala – Malawi Treasurer
Hello to you all. I am the accountant for Build A School Malawi and have loved being a part of the team. I worked for the European Union for many years so have a wealth of experience of dealing with project financing here in Africa. My role has developed to support Grieve and make sure we deliver for our supporters around the world.

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[9 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 4,484 views]
Our team – Ann Page

Ann Page – Co-ordinator
Hello everybody. I joined the Build A School team in 2010 and have been putting all of my previous PA and administration skills to the test!  Every minute I spend in Malawi, with the wonderful people and beautiful children, I know that every day I fundraise and work with Build A School is for an incredibly worthwhile cause.