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.
Director Alex Berberich and cinematographer/editor Luis Salas Lobo have created a beautiful new video featuring a recent Amend school area infrastructure project in Lusaka, Zambia that was sponsored by FedEx.
Simply put, safe infrastructure around schools saves lives. Check it out.
Director Richard Stanley has just released a wonderful new video featuring Amend’s school area road safety work in Africa and our partnership with the Global Initiative for Child Health and Mobility and the FIA Foundation.
The video details our efforts to save lives now via the provision of safe infrastructure for children around high-risk schools and our work to achieve sustainable, scalable improvements in road safety by working with governments.
This piece on Amend has aired on Current TV many times. We can always tell when it is on the air – a flood of emails from folks offering to volunteer their time to help out always come in all at once.