|Some of triumphant team climb on the dome at the end of the day on Sunday, |
Lila and Bernard look on...
|Bushara, Rashid, and Lila get a kick out of throwing the plaster inside the dome|
|Just a great picture of the plastering taken by Abeer|
|Abeer takes a picture of Rihab handing a bucket of plaster to Fatima|
|Nice smooth plaster from sifted river sand/earth mixture and 15% cement...|
|The ladies take a picture of Engineer Mujtaba constructing the wheel chair ramp|
|Bushara adds rough plaster to the window casing|
|Abeer takes a picture of Architect Mubarak working on the external plaster|
|Our cement supplier just dropped off his last load of 10 bags... the domes are really big, and since we added the fancy steps and benches and loft, we had to purchase a few more |
metric tons than estimated for the basic domes...
|Djo, Mathi, and Abubaker takes some leveling measurements to plan for the floor...|
|Abeer takes a picture of Rihab doing the rough plaster on the windows|
|Amjed does some chipping and smoothing on the windows to prepare for the plastering|
|Fatima takes a picture of their handiwork|
|Must have goofy pictures from the dome!!|
|Rough plastering almost finished in some patches|
Engineer Mohammed from the Rotary Club Khartoum (top right in picture below) volunteered some of his time to help us with a consult on the loft construction and some electricians came with estimates.
|Ms Norma Kfouri (front row right) invited Doc to the Khartoum Rotary Club |
where the Mayo project generated a lot of interest!
|Amjed and Mujtaba start |
the bottom steps
|Asjad's class helps with the steps|
|The last of the bag work with the platform for the steps and the wheel chair ramp|
|Mubarak and the second step|
|Mujtaba and Mubarak consult|
with Djo on finishing the steps
|Engineer Mujtaba puts the finishing touches of the steps|
|Architect Asjad from ARC Peace Sudan brings her class from |
National University - Sudan
|Asjad's class observes the bagging technique as Mujtaba and Mubarak build the steps|
|Architecture students get to see 'earth domes' first hand and it|
changes their mind about earth buildings! - in a good way!
|Architecture students take selfies with Mathi and Djo|
|Aerial view on Thursday pm... with a large patch of rough plaster finished|
|Fatima from the Mayo Women's Association|
|Abeer from Mayo Women's Association|