Train tracks in Nyamwezi
Train tracks in Nyamwezi
Abi Soul and Dan Savigar
Abi Soul and Dan Savigar

Project managers had various checks to carry out during the project planning visit (PPV), in preparation for the arrival of the Buildbase employees into village.

Martin Likwachala
Martin Likwachala

Martin Likwachala, chairman of Nyamwezi village, Kilombero. 

Homestay inspection
Homestay inspection

Dan and Renatha Inspecting a potential homestay for Buildbase employees in Nyamwezi.

The head builder (fundi)
The head builder (fundi)
Meeting pupils at the school
Meeting pupils at the school
Meeting the community
Meeting the community

Project manager Dan Savigar on stage, alongside members of the Tanzanian parliament. Introducing the project at a community event increases awareness, and helps with mobilising villagers to assist at the project site.

A politcal rally in Kilombero
A politcal rally in Kilombero
Project manager Dan Savigar
Project manager Dan Savigar

“The most positive outcome of the PPV was getting to meet all of the different local stakeholders and making a good impression on them, setting up the relationship for the rest of the project.

Simon and Maxwell
Simon and Maxwell

Buildbase employees arrive into Nyamwezi and begin working at the project site.

Rory and Joshua
Rory and Joshua
Buildbase employee Joshua Ward
Buildbase employee Joshua Ward

“It’s all about sustainability and a lot of the children will move on in a few years, hopefully when they have children of their own, they will pass what we teach them down through generations and make it sustainable.”

Tools
Tools
Transporting the roof
Transporting the roof
Attaching the roof
Attaching the roof
Pupil at the Nanenane school
Pupil at the Nanenane school
Buildbase/Hirebase CEO visit
Buildbase/Hirebase CEO visit

Kate Tinsley and Adrian Watts, CEO and Managing Director of Buildbase/Hirebase, flew out from the UK to visit the project site. This entailed meeting with some of the key figures in the community, discussing the impact of the WASH project.

Elliot preparing for a match
Elliot preparing for a match

“Football brings the community together and I feel part of that community. We are not just here building and going back to our home stays, we want to be involved with the community."

Football match
Football match

Sports is an effective way of engaging with the community, which in turn strengthens relationships and encourages village mobilization. Volunteers participated in a local league competeing against teams from surrounding villages.

Children from the Nyamwezi school
Children from the Nyamwezi school
Sunset at the homestay
Sunset at the homestay
Train tracks in Nyamwezi
Abi Soul and Dan Savigar
Martin Likwachala
Homestay inspection
The head builder (fundi)
Meeting pupils at the school
Meeting the community
A politcal rally in Kilombero
Project manager Dan Savigar
Simon and Maxwell
Rory and Joshua
Buildbase employee Joshua Ward
Tools
Transporting the roof
Attaching the roof
Pupil at the Nanenane school
Buildbase/Hirebase CEO visit
Elliot preparing for a match
Football match
Children from the Nyamwezi school
Sunset at the homestay
Train tracks in Nyamwezi
Abi Soul and Dan Savigar

Project managers had various checks to carry out during the project planning visit (PPV), in preparation for the arrival of the Buildbase employees into village.

Martin Likwachala

Martin Likwachala, chairman of Nyamwezi village, Kilombero. 

Homestay inspection

Dan and Renatha Inspecting a potential homestay for Buildbase employees in Nyamwezi.

The head builder (fundi)
Meeting pupils at the school
Meeting the community

Project manager Dan Savigar on stage, alongside members of the Tanzanian parliament. Introducing the project at a community event increases awareness, and helps with mobilising villagers to assist at the project site.

A politcal rally in Kilombero
Project manager Dan Savigar

“The most positive outcome of the PPV was getting to meet all of the different local stakeholders and making a good impression on them, setting up the relationship for the rest of the project.

Simon and Maxwell

Buildbase employees arrive into Nyamwezi and begin working at the project site.

Rory and Joshua
Buildbase employee Joshua Ward

“It’s all about sustainability and a lot of the children will move on in a few years, hopefully when they have children of their own, they will pass what we teach them down through generations and make it sustainable.”

Tools
Transporting the roof
Attaching the roof
Pupil at the Nanenane school
Buildbase/Hirebase CEO visit

Kate Tinsley and Adrian Watts, CEO and Managing Director of Buildbase/Hirebase, flew out from the UK to visit the project site. This entailed meeting with some of the key figures in the community, discussing the impact of the WASH project.

Elliot preparing for a match

“Football brings the community together and I feel part of that community. We are not just here building and going back to our home stays, we want to be involved with the community."

Football match

Sports is an effective way of engaging with the community, which in turn strengthens relationships and encourages village mobilization. Volunteers participated in a local league competeing against teams from surrounding villages.

Children from the Nyamwezi school
Sunset at the homestay
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