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Construction tasks communities can perform as unskilled labour • Site clearing • Drainage ditch digging • Planting and landscaping • Transporting materials • Setting up classrooms • Painting or surface finishings • Reporting construction progress when appropriately trained Local labourers install sacks of coconut husks in the roof for thermal and acoustic insulation. Photo: Jack Brockway. SECTION III: DESIGN Teachers and labourers are consulted during the design development of a prototype kindergarten school in Ghana to create local ownership and gain an appreciation of the local context to ensure an appropriate design solution. Photo: Arup & Sabre Trust. Teachers and labourers are consulted during the design development of a prototype kindergarten school in Ghana to create local ownership and gain an appreciation of the local context to ensure an appropriate design solution. Photo: Arup & Sabre Trust. 69