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THE VINEYARD of MERCY SCHOOL

PROJECT INFORMATION

Project Type

Architectural and landscape programming, master planning and phasing for vocational training space for women and girls

Project Location

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Project Lead

Geoff Piper

Project Completion

2018

Project Partner

Fivedot

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

The Vineyard of Mercy organization empowers women and girls through education. The end goal is for women to have access to economic stability and sustenance by being small business owners. 

 

Training includes basic computer courses, culinary and baking and pastry programs to prepare for management roles in these fields, textiles coursework for success in clothing manufacturing, and basic business management.

The program includes

  • 8 classrooms

  • Sewing room

  • Kitchen (educational)

  • Dorms

  • Garden

  • Vegetable garden

 

The original design provided by AWBS led the client to hiring a local architect for design development and continued work to construction.