Just in case you always wondered how school buildings are constructed in Uganda, I am blogging photos of the various steps. In this update….the steel reinforced concrete “Ring Beam” and pillars have been cast at the door opening height on all walls. This supports the balance of the walls and the roof. Bricks have been laid on top of the Ring Beam to full height. The door and window frames are also being constructed. See the photos. The next step is the roof trusses.
The 4 room school building addition at Promise Primary is progressing on. The walls have been laid to the height which defines the top of the doors and windows. The next step is pouring the steel reinforced concrete “Ring Beam” layer that supports the weight of the walls above this point. The pillars for the porch overhang are also being poured. All of the balance of needed materials have been funded and are being accumulated on site. This must be very exciting for the kids currently in school and community. It is a prayer being answered before their eyes. Here are some photos….
The Promise Primary School is a private school founded in 2016 in the village of Nabwigulu, near Kamuli, Uganda. Their goal is to provide a quality education in the community. Please click on the link to learn more about them. Mission Servants has been assisting Promise Primary since last year with the goal of helping them acquire the infrastructure to allow them to operate financially independently in 2019.
MSM assisted them with building a latrine in 2017 and have launched a project to build a 4 room school building addition last month. This building in addition to their existing structures will provide…..
- Separate classrooms for 3 levels of Nursery and 7 classes of primary.
- Additional capacity to increase registration from 225 to 425 students.
- Secure buildings for supplies and materials.
Funding has been provided by generous donations to MSM and all materials and labor are provided from the local community. Construction will be complete in time for the 2019 school year opening in January. See the progress so far in photos…
Doesn’t this just make you smile? Partial Nursery thru 2nd Grade classes have started this 3rd term of 2013. We are praying to fill Nursery thru 3rd grade classes beginning in January 2014. Full classes will have 32 children. This is really exciting. LSA will make a positive impact in the community around the Lord’s Servants Home for many many years as children in the area get a good education and know that God is working in their lives. Praise God and thank you for helping.
Ground was broken this week on the 1st new building for the Lord’s Servants Academy. It is going to be a 4 room building and God willing, the first of several. This building will house the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade classes and likely a teacher’s office or 4th grade in the 4th room. The ECD (kindergarten and pre-school) class will continue to be held in the Lord’s Servants Home dining hall building. The building will be completed in time for the 3rd semester of 2013 which starts in September.
This is very exciting because we will be providing a better education for our kids as well as providing an education for many community children who are unable to go to school. Our goal as a mission (not for profit ) school is to provide a best in area education with a Christian basis yet allow means to help needy children attend. This is a great way to serve and interact with the community. I also look forward to discussing mission trip opportunities to serve the school in 2014.
Praise God! I’ll be updating progress on this as we go….