African Design Magazine November 2016 | Page 21

African project The Mwabwindo School – Zambia Mud-brick classrooms are comprised of handmade, bricks fabricated on site, and will be constructed by local masons to provide employment and training opportunity in the area. Rainwater will be collected for use in the community gardens, solar panels will provide energy for the school and teacher’s housing, and a windmill will pump well water to the facilities. The Mwabwindo School will provide an inspired place for learning, promote sustainable resource use, and act as an economic engine in southern Zambia. e surroundings ents in southern Zambia, located in a rural area where travel distance to school is he region developed by the 14+ Foundation, a non-profit mmunities.