In this years Construction Excellence awards, Cyfle Building Skills, in partnership with EFOD won the Chairman’s award for their overseas work completed out in Uganda.
A team of 22 young engineers, architects and apprentices recently
completed a £110,000 Maternity Unit in Kachumbala, for the benefit of
mothers in one of the poorest rural areas in North East Uganda.
EFOD have no staff, but invite volunteers to form a team and take
responsibility for all aspects of delivering a project in Africa at an early
stage in their career. The team have to research an appropriate solution to
overcome a problem, design a piece of infrastructure or a building and plan its