Sample Building Schedule

Monday - Day 1

Early breakfast at your hotel (available from 6:00am) Pick-up from your hotel @7:00am

The support beams need to be sawed and chiseled and additional supports/ floorboards and walls boards cut to size. Team photo – finish by 12:00pm and back to your hotel

Tuesday - Day 2

Breakfast at your hotel (available from 6:00am) Pick-up from your hotel @7.00am

The supports beams shall be placed together and raised to give structure of the new house. Floor boards shall be laid and we’ll start working on the stairs. Team photo and back to your hotel

Wednesday - Day 3

Breakfast at your hotel (available from 6:00am) Pick-up from your hotel @7:00am

The roof will be up and ready when we arrived so we start to work on the walls, door and the window. Team photo and back to your hotel

Thursday - Day 4

Breakfast at your hotel (available from 6:00am) Pick-up from your hotel @7:00am

The shutters will be made and placed, alongside the door and window. The stairs will be added with cement base (which we’ll ask you to sign). We then add some more finishing touches to the house. Team photo and back to your hotel

Friday - Day 5

Once we have finished building the house, the family will provide a blessing ceremony on the Friday where they invite the local monks, friends and family to come and have their house blessed before they move in.

Should you wish to donate additional for the family, we can stop at the old market on Friday morning or we can organize on Thursday afternoon in the order present to the family with the gifts (cooking pots, mates, rice etc.)

At the house we will present the family with the keys and process to walk around the house three times holding the gifts. This symbolizes Birth, Life and Death witch is important in Buddhism. Team photo and back to your hotel.