Our project was to build a house for our friend Leyeyo’s mother in Africa. We raised the money ourselves by donations to our online video and selling African art and jewelry.
We first built a water tank made of cement and brick on top of a cement foundation. It was used for holding water for the cement mixing, and it was made to collect rain water from the roof with rain gutters.
We used the foundation to build the brick walls. The house was designed to have two rooms, two windows, and a door.
We did not entirely finish the house on our stay but we were ensured that it would be completed with a paint job, a bathroom, and furniture by our associate Paul who arrived a week before we left Africa.