Build IT International

Build IT International

Charity information

Build IT International

Build It trains builders. We have pioneered a simple and highly effective model in Zambia which
is enabling hundreds of unemployed young people learn essential building skills, and at the same time help to build vital schools and clinics for thousands of children.

Founded 2006

  • Mission statement

    Build It International creates opportunities for young people and their communities through skills training, work experience and essential community building projects.

  • Aims

    Build IT International aims to:

    • Support at least 1,460 men and women through our Training Into Work programme.
    • Deliver 15+ community-led building projects to improve access to education and health services for 150,000 people.
    • Share our experience to support the provision and uptake of improved skills training beyond our programme.
    • Extend our reach to at one other country beyond Zambia.
    • Promote the uptake of appropriate sustainable building design and materials.
  • Overview

    Established: September 2006

    Registered Charity Number: 1115989

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 19

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 11

    Phone number: 01743 246317

    Address: The Pump House, Coton Hill, Shrewsbury SY1 2DP

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  • Building Brighter Futures in Zambia

    Our big idea is to help young people to work their way out of poverty. By 2021 we want to ... More