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A few days into the build we could hardly keep pace with the thirst for materials. Some days we had 18 men working on the site, all demanding timber, bricks, cement, sand, ballast—and food!

Once the first 60cm of wall was built it was time to mix some concrete, and how.

The concrete pour for the floor—12.5 X 4.5 metres—was done in almost constant rain, but once they began they could not turn back. Not one word of complaint was heard—except from the photographer.

Remember, there is no electricity at the school so everything has to be mixed by hand.