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A NEW HOME FOR BABE


Between farm work the Hope Sakuma team squeeze in construction of a fine sturdy pen from scratch in just three days and just in time for some new livestock arriving from Freetown.

Day One: Carefully siting the pen in a shady spot on an east-west axis and well downwind of our wattle and daub hut; work begins with Issa, our resident carpenter making a grand job of the basic structure carefully measuring to meet FAO size and waste management specifications.

Day Two: Collecting more bamboo from Auny Tafatu, work continues under the expert eye of project coordinator Amabest fashioning the walls for the new pen from resilient bamboo.

Day Three: The final day finds palm thatch secured and a structure to be proud of; sturdy enough to support the weight of two strong men!

Issa finishes off with a very tidy indeed seven bar gate! Just the thing for our herders to check on animal welfare and collect their sounder to plough untruned fields.

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