Volunteeers in Kithunthi and constructio of the new school
With the arrival of the architects volunteers, Monica and Arantxa, on 27/03/19 the works of constructing the first phase of the new school began by demolishing a part of the old building.
29/03/19: After tearing down the building, everything has to cleared for the new one.
01/04/19: The excavation begins for the foundations of the first classrooms, on the other hand, after pulling down the old building the stones are chosen to recycle them for the base.
02/04/19: The works are at a good pace, the parents are very committed, the excavation has begun and they are already finished, tomorrow will begin laying the foundations.
05/04/19: Preparing the foundation, Monday we will start concrete, we’re working hard!
08/04/19: We started the foundation and finished the same day. We worked till night time. Good work!
22/04/19: Moving forward!!! The walls of the five classrooms are rising up.
27/04/19: The classrooms have a shape now, all the walls have been built and we are about to fix the roof.
30/04/19: They have started with the roof.
2/05/19: Installing the windows they are 5 per class so that there will a lot of light.
4/05/19: Iron sheet has been placed on the first 3 classrooms.
11/05/19: The roof of the remainig 2 classrooms has been placed.
13/05/19: The roof of the two classroom is already places and with that the roofing of the whole building!!!
On 26//03/19 the nursery kids of Kithunthi Primary school received school supplies and learning toys.
On September 29, at the Casal can Travi we had a talk with Mrs. Rebecca Mbithi, who is one of the beneficiaries of the projects in her village of Kithunthi. She told us first-hand about the collaboration of Barcelona with Kithunthi and the benefit that different women groups are receiving. She expressed her joy, enthusiasm and gratitude.