Yesterday we left right on schedule, at 9 am Mzungu timeJ but then had to make a "10 minute" stop to pick up a few supplies and in the process we promptly switched to African time finally making it to the job site just outside of town by about 10: 45.
Laying out the "foundation"
This new post hole digger provided by the Eerkes that we brought with us was a real hit. . Everyone wanted a turn.
We brought handsaws to the job site but machetes are always the tool of choice by the locals.
Saul makes use of the ladder/scaffolding that one of the locals and I built.
Two college co-op students taking a social work program joined us in this venture
Day 2 included installing the steel roof, finish installing the runners and beginning the wall "mudding" task
Carolyn and the locals doing some "mud stomping" to prepare the the mud for the walls
Mudding is well underway. Locals will complete the mudding before we come back to install window opening and doors.
Locals showing their tools of the trade