ST MULUMBA TEACHER'S HOUSE PUBLISHED IN AJ
The teacher's house designed and contructed in collaboration HYT Uganda, has been published in the Archtitect's Journal. The small rural dwelling for staff at St Mulumba Primary school, built out of Interlocking Stabilised Soil Blocks has received positive feedback from the first inhabitants and set a precedent for future models which HYT have gone on to adapt at ther sites. More in the article here.
ST MULUMBA TEACHER’S HOUSE ON SITE
RFF volunteers Anja and Nathan head out to Kamuli, Eastern Uganda to see the teacher’s house they’ve designed for St Mulumba Primary school during construction. Some very promising results from the ISSB screen wall details. More information to follow on our projects page.
PHASE 2 OF LAKE BUNYONYI DORMITORY COMPLETE!
Three volunteers from Buro Happold and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios have done a superb job finishing up the second phase of the two-storey dormitory at Lake Bunyonyi Community school. New classrooms have been completed in the lower ground of the building with the boys dormitory area on the first floor. Well done to Deborah Smith, Roland Vink and Nathan Ovens for you fantastic efforts.
TEN YEARS OF THE RICHARD FEILDEN FOUNDATION
2005-2015: Reflecting on what we have achieved and projecting to the future.
We are celebrating 10 years since we set up the Foundation in honour of Richard Feilden and what has been a fruitful decade it has been! Thanks to your support and interest along the way we’ve learnt so much on our journey to developing our first five educational projects in Africa. We’d be delighted if you could join us for an evening of story-telling, idea-sharing and discussion to commemorate this special anniversary on Wednesday 7th October 2015, 6.30pm at FCBS London. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
PROJECT RESEARCH TRIP TO UGANDA
RFF Project facilitator Freya returned to Uganda to follow up on potential leads to collaborate with HYT Uganda on an ISSB building in Kamuli district, and visits the flood-hit mining town of Kilembe in Kasese district to meet with stakeholders about the possibility to rebuild a destroyed primary school.
Our thoughts are with our Burundian friends and collaborators during this difficult time. May everyone stay safe as we hope for an imminent end to the violence and that peace may quickly ensue. There are many campaigns aiding victims of the political unrest, if you wish to offer your support to displaced Burundian refugees here is a suggestion
DIEUDONNE FROM NEW GENERATION (BURUNDI) SPEAKS AT FCBS LONDON
Thank you to Dieudonne, founder of New Generation, for sharing his story during charismatic
presentation of New Generation’s work and achievements. In particular, special guests Innocent and Eric, both former street children in Bujumbura, shared their experience as finalists in the Street Child World Cup in Brazil.
For more information please see their website http://newgenerationburundi.org/about/ and check out this beautiful short film narrating their cause and story http://streetaction.org/who-we-are/our-campaigns/new-generation-film/ put together by partnering charity Street Action.