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Major repair of 4 bridges between Mambo and Tema.

Bridges in Tema

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December 2011
Due to heavy rains 4 bridges between Mambo and Tema collapsed. Due to this the area is not accessible for vegetable trucks and busses. A good accessibility is very important for de development of the villages. GPS location S4.52572 E38.21449

The project is sponsored by BG&E from Australia

Below find the progress, the newest on top
April 4th 2012

We started with the bridge in Mambo which are factually new big culverts. The old ones were to small and caused big floods every time in Mambo  center.

March 2014

And we went on with the second and most huge bridge. A six meter span over the river.

March 2013

And here we opened the first bridge!

February-March 2013

Already soon the first mortar was poured. Many hands created a cooperative atmosphere.


February 2013

Three Australian architects from BG&E arrived and together with the district and village officials we gave the start signal!


July 2012
GPS: S4 32.294 E38 13.445
BG&E  made a design of the four bridges which was discussed with the village and the District.
December 2012
BG&E confirmed that they will finance the costs and they are coming early 2013 to manage the job! Time for us to prepare the materials and labor
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