In February 2019, Stephen Diakatos (Dentist) , Stephen Langshaw (Optometrist), David Lefcovitch (photographer/dental assistant) and Colin Glendinning (General Practitioner) visited Katoke. Over the week, most of the Katoke school students plus some teachers and school staff were assessed by Steve (the dentist). He was very capably assisted by David who kept the students entertained with his jokes. Because … Continue reading Shire doctor, dentist, optometrist and photographer visit Katoke.
John’s working hours are hard to define. His duties as History and IT Teacher provide a humble baseline for his wider involvement at Katoke Secondary School as Student Welfare Coordinator. He still remembers his first day, the 8th of February 2010, very clearly. An early morning phone call from the then Head of School, Sid … Continue reading Caring for 500 children – Meet John Bisgaya
Meet Johnesia – Johnesia came to KLSS in 2016, starting work as a gardener before moving across the football field (literally) to the kitchen and dining hall where she now, proudly keeps things neat and tidy. She walks for about an hour each day from her home in Kimbugu village to arrive at KLSS by … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Johnesia Audakis, Cleaner
In Tanzania, HIV/AIDS is a far-reaching epidemic. The country ranks 13th in the world for prevalence (source), and 7th in regard to HIV-related deaths, with more than 33,000 people dying from the disease annually (source). In 2011, the Tanzanian Government commissioned its Bureau of Statistics to complete a National HIV and Malaria survey and the … Continue reading Project update: Katoke Trust HIV/AIDS
At the Katoke Lweru Secondary School, we provide clean water and three nutritious meals a day to our students. We also have a full time Nurse (on call 24/7) living on-site at the school. Caring for 500 students is no simple task. If you consider the task of supplying them with enough water, food and … Continue reading Mondayitis with Emelitha Sebikwekwe