Over the past 12 years, Build It International, a UK /Zambia NGO, has developed a livelihoods approach to community building that contributes to their overall Training into Work programme.
This recording briefly outlines the origins and growth of the charity and describe it’s current approach and programme in Zambia. It sets out the context including country profile and local construction sector. How the charity works with local communities, employers and Government is explored along with the main challenges and how these are addressed. These include involving women, raising skills standards, and promoting environmentally friendly design and material choices.
- Find out about the challenges of a livelihoods approach to building in Zambia
- Learn how it is possible to raise standards in construction skills training in Africa
- Understand the challenges and potential solutions to involving women
A livelihoods approach to construction in Zambia