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September 2nd 2011
Published: September 3rd 2011EDIT THIS ENTRY

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Putting up FencePutting up Fence
Putting up Fence

We purchased property, so we decided to fence off the property we bought!
RaftersRafters
Rafters

everything is done by hand.. this is the Fundi putting on the rafters and roofing timbers... he was leveling the tree with the machette.
New & old BuildingNew & old Building
New & old Building

This is the building before mudding...
And the walls are up!And the walls are up!
And the walls are up!

Construction ... in process.
Digging the holesDigging the holes
Digging the holes

Holes had to be dug for the large posts to be set for the new building.
Kiddos!Kiddos!
Kiddos!

Love these little guys and gals!
Making the MudMaking the Mud
Making the Mud

Hard Work! -- The mud has to be the perfect consistancy, we dug into the red earth, added water, and dig dig dig, stomp stomp stomp. We used our leg muscles to stir the mud!
WatotoWatoto
Watoto

These are the children who will benefit from this new school building! They are super excited!!!
mudmud
mud

To start the mudding process, clumps of grassy dirt are put into the walls first.
mudding 3mudding 3
mudding 3

Adding mud to the walls and carrying it to the building was a large task... we also had to carry water from a well that was nearly 1/4 mile away...to even make the mud!
mudding 16mudding 16
mudding 16

I was soo happy the whole commmunity really came together for this project! Most were parents of the students!


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