January 23, 2019
Plans for a small library room are approved and construction begins.
Kozefo Board Member, Steve, visited the school to check on the progress.
School is in session! Construction ended and classes began!
August 30, 2018
Walls and roof go up on temporary classrooms on new land.
August 27, 2018
Putting up walls of temporary classrooms with supplies from the old classrooms.
August 24, 2018
Laying concrete for flooring for temporary classrooms
ANA students help tear down old classrooms and move supplies to new land.
August 23, 2019
Tear down old rooftop classrooms to repurpose materials on new temporary classrooms.
August 19, 2018
Sara meets with Tony Sanneh of the Sanneh Foundation to get advice and learn about grant writing processes.
August 18, 2018
Building progress of new structures.
Rock hires a 4th-year Engineering student from a local University to assist in the planning for the temporary structures.
August 17, 2018
Sara meets with staff, students, and parents to get input on the building project and upcoming school year.
August 16, 2018
Sara and friend Kris visit Haiti to check on building project progress.
August 10, 2018
7th Annual Kozefò 5K Fun Run/Walk held. Raised over $7,000 toward the Building Project.
August 4, 2018
Preparing new land for building, plumbing, and electricity.
July 29, 2018
Adding to and fixing up the existing perimeter wall around the property.
July 19, 2018
Backhoe is used on the land to clear out an area to lay concrete and build temporary classrooms.
July 17, 2018
Clearing out vegetation and trees from land.
About $80,000 is raised on GoFundMe and is enough to put down a down payment on the land.
June 22, 2018
Sara, Rock, and Laura meet with the land owners on the June trip and confirm plans to purchase land.
May 12, 2018
Beanbag tournament fundraiser at Celebration Lutheran Church raises funds for Building Project.
April 22, 2018
Paynesville Lutheran Church holds a fundraiser that raises over $17,000 toward the Building Project.
March 26, 2018
In just over 3 months, over $47,000 is raised on GoFundMe.
Sara, Ann, and Rock invite an architect to survey the potential land to draw up plans.
February 22, 2018
Volunteer team visits potential new land with students and staff.
January 4, 2018
Rock identifies plot of land for sale near the current school building.
December 28, 2017
In just under a month, over $17,000 is raised by friends and family on GoFundMe.
December 10, 2017
Sara announces the Kozefò Building Project on Facebook Live.
Over 100 students in 7 rooftop classrooms cause a learning and safety risk.