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Shipping container school

Premium Shipping Container Schools in Kenya

Our Container Classroom Building


We are masters in building shipping container schools in urban areas with limited spaces such as Nairobi city and in the expansive rural Kenya.

We do both stand-alone classrooms and storey structures to maximize on space utilization.

Setting up a Shipping Container School

Project in Kenya

Building a shipping container school in Kenya can be an excellent solution for providing affordable and sustainable educational infrastructure. Here are some additional considerations to keep in mind for this specific project:

  1. Local regulations and permits: Make sure to research and obtain all necessary permits and approvals from the local authorities for the construction of the school.

  2. Climate and weather conditions: Consider the climate and weather conditions in Kenya when designing and building the school. For instance, insulation may be required to keep the school cool during hot weather and warm during cold weather.

  3. Site selection: Choose a site for the school that is accessible and safe for students and staff. Also, ensure that the soil is stable and suitable for the foundation of the containers.

  4. Container selection: Select containers that are appropriate for the climate and weather conditions in Kenya. Containers with proper insulation and ventilation can help to ensure comfortable indoor temperatures.

  5. Modifications: Hire a professional contractor to modify the containers according to the design layout and local regulations. Consider adding features such as rainwater harvesting systems to make the school more sustainable.

  6. Solar power: Install solar panels on the roof of the containers to provide renewable energy to the school. This can be a cost-effective and sustainable solution for powering the school.

  7. Water and sanitation: Ensure that the school has access to clean water and adequate sanitation facilities. This can include installing water filtration systems and building separate toilets for boys and girls.

  8. Furniture and equipment: Choose durable and functional furniture and equipment that can withstand the wear and tear of daily use. This can include desks, chairs, whiteboards, and educational materials.

  9. Community involvement: Engage with the local community and involve them in the construction and operation of the school. This can help to ensure that the school meets the needs of the community and has their support.

Overall, a shipping container school project in Kenya can be a cost-effective, sustainable, and innovative solution for providing quality education to children in the country.

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