Project Timeline

Project Timeline

by Gift of the Givers


  • We evaluated the need for a new building


  • We distributed our first funding proposal calling for donations to buy land
  • Land was acquired
  • Built the boundary wall and two storerooms

October 2016   

  • The South African project consultant arrived in Mauritania
  • Secured the South African brickmaking machine, Hydrofoam

November 2016 

  • Prepared the site and started digging trenches.
  • Transported the brickmaking machine to the village. The first bricks were             made on November 27.

December 2016

  • Construction starts
  • 22,000 bricks produced

January 2017   

  • The super structure is completed
  • Completed the iron structures for the roof
  •  The paving starts
  • The manholes for the plumbing are installed

February 2017

  • The blocks for the roof are made and ready

March 2017

  • The roof for the main building has been concreted