Kiwagama Primary School


Soft Power first worked at Kiwagama in the summer of 2011. Before Soft Power worked here, they had 8 classroom blocks in need of painting. There was also an old brick block that was in dire condition. The school has 327 pupils and 7 teachers so we felt they overdue some help.

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They asked us to paint the existing classrooms, and build two new classrooms. With some brilliant fundraising efforts from the Middlesex University group we were able to make this a reality. The volunteers came out in June and spent 4 weeks painting the existing blocks whilst the builders worked on a new classroom block. They knocked down the delapidated building and set about building 2 new classrooms and a new pit latrine.

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After just a few weeks, the classrooms were showing off a brilliant new colour scheme and the new 2 classroom block was standing tall. It was a fantastic effort from the volunteers and the builders to get so much done in a short space of time. Thanks again to Middlesex University!

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