The Gilgil township school is in need of a major overhaul. It is located near the Bondeni slum of 20,000 people and 70% of the students come from the slum. This school has 730 students. Incredibly, the parental support and leadership here is committed to making a change for these children. We have made three assessment visits and now we are ready to launch the project. I am very excited to see the development of this. This will be one of Gord Bontje’s birthday gift projects.
Executive leadership of the school with 11 board members. Far right is our contractor, Lawrence:
This is the building that is going to get a makeover with phase 1:
Inside will also get a makeover:
Bathrooms and two water tanks were installed by the Hoeve family from Yellowknife and the Meyers from Lacombe: