Raising the roof

Dreaming of a second floor to provide a safe place for women in need.

Groundbreaking - May 2013
Second floor - December 2013?
  • image (1)
  • birtamod-picnic-015  Samunnat's early office
  • kopila wendy early  Becoming a group, building skills. Six moves in six years.
  • dedication cathy  Dedication of their own land.
  • samunnat land donors
  • land ceremony crowd
  • more offerings samunnat
  • kopila digs samunnat
  • land offerings samunnat
  • photo
  • foundation rocka=s  After the monsoon, construction begins
  • ladies carrying cement  Preparing the foundation
  • foundation Getting-there-2
  • samunnat construction footers
  • photo-2  Walls go up
  • Walls-two-2  More walls
  • samunnat stairs  Stairway to a future floor
  • samunnat kopila bamboo  Bamboo supports while the roof cement dries
  • image (2)  Kopila inspects
  • rebar samunnat  From the roof
  • kopila stairs
  • new windows  Additional windows made to let in more light
  • ceiling work  Framing new windows
  • more windows  Better light
  • front begins
  • samunnat bldg front  Supports removed to reveal the building front
  • samunnat sita calf  The lot supports some livestock
  • samunnat gp 2013  Planning to move!