THE DETAILS

  • Formal walls, windows and doors to enhance ventilation and adequate lighting
  • Use of local materials and building techniques to support local economies
  • Bathroom infrastructure:
    • Private bathrooms that lock
    • Wheelchair accessible bathrooms in Laos
    • Handwashing stations
  • Classroom furniture (desks, chairs and more) provided when needed
  • Rain catchment systems to promote sustainable rainwater potting processes
  • Thermoacoustic roofing in Guatemala to maintain cool indoor temperatures and avoid disruption of external noise
  • Geological surveys conducted to ensure structures are sound and not built on earthquake-prone lands