Remember the school blueprint plans we shared with you in August?
Since then, 25 local workers have been building Gitumba Primary School.
Take a look at what they’ve done!
The school is expected to be complete early 2017.
Which means that when Theresie Mukankusi’s kindergarten class is ready for primary school next year they won’t have to journey to the next village to get there.
It also means that students like Marcelline, who currently walk the long journey to school, won’t have to anymore. They will have access to quality education in their own village.
Thank you to all those who made this project possible!
We’d like to send out a very special thank you to our field photographer Geoff Bartlett. Geoff was in Rwanda for alternative work but he made a special trip to Gitumba to capture all these beautiful photos and report on the progress.
We are officially 4 weeks into our #BagWalkers campaign with 4 weeks left to go. 36 #BagWalkers have been walking, running, cycling, playing soccer, travelling, camping, exploring,hiking, fishing, DJing, teaching yoga, dancing, golfing and playing music with their bags. These bags are living the dream! Check out some of the wild and wonderful adventures they’ve been going on.
Our #BagWalkers are inspiring and surprising us daily with their passion, creativity and sheer determination to raise the funds needed to build this school for the children of Gitumba. We are just under half way to our goal of raising $80,000. With 4 weeks left of the #BagWalkers campaign we know we can reach our target. Keep up the posts, passion and perseverance #BagWalkers!
On this lovely Tuesday morning, we’d like to leave you with this hilarious and inspiring video put together by #BagWalker Derek Grossi. He’s trekking 40km with this bag wearing whatever his highest donator tells him to wear…we are eagerly awaiting how this turns out! Stay tuned.