New video — Safe infrastructure saves lives: see how it happens

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Watch a video about Amend’s school-area infrastructure work in Botswana

In November 2018, we completed a set of infrastructure improvements to the Bophirima Primary School, in Gaborone, Botswana. This video short shows you what that really means.

Prior, the school area had limited pedestrian facilities or safety measures in place, leaving children vulnerable: in the previous year alone, two children were injured there during their daily commutes. Take a look at the series of pedestrian crossings, speed management measures, delineation, pedestrian paths, and vertical signs that we installed — it’s easy to understand the difference. In particular, check out the aerial view at minute 1:00 to get the big picture.

Sponsored by Fed Ex, the project adheres to Amend’s School Area Road Assessment and Improvement (SARSAI) program, which involves area data collection, engineering analysis, and community outreach.

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January 10, 2019