When it rains it pours. There has been a late rainy season in Tanzania this year. This has been welcomed by the farmers of the district still recovering from last year’s drought. However it has caused some delays with getting the construction of the Girl’s dorm underway. Kevin has also found himself needing to source … Continue reading Construction of Girl’s Dorm underway in June 2019
We’ve launched our 2019 End of Financial Year Appeal. We cannot thank you enough for the compassion, love and generosity you have shown the students of Katoke-Lweru Secondary School. Construction of the third girls dormitory at KLSS is currently underway and will make such a difference to these young girl’s lives. Can you help fill the girls dormitory … Continue reading Just launched – 2019 Katoke EOFY Appeal
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.
Our AGM is Wednesday, May 8 at 7.30pm in Gymea, NSW. Please contact Alan Watson on 0422 225 556 for further details. Nominations are received for all positions.
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
You are invited to the 21st annual Katoke Trust fundraising dinner, our biggest night of the year! Join us for a delicious meal, live entertainment, keynote speakers, silent fundraising auction and fantastic company.
Adivela is Katoke through and through. She was born not too far away in Kagoma and has lived near KLSS in Katoke village for most of her life. She was not left alone with the passing of her husband 3 years ago, sharing her home with her 2 sons, her daughter and 3 grandchildren. She … Continue reading Meet the Staff: Adivela Kabaita, Cleaner
The 2017 Katoke Annual Benefit Dinner was a fantastic celebration of the many amazing achievements of the Katoke Trust over the last 20 years. We watched a video of Alan Watson, the President of the Trust, reflecting on the achievements of the Trust and our 280 guests helped us raise over $42,000, by purchasing birthday gifts … Continue reading Celebration of the 20th Year of the Katoke Trust!
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
Katoke Trust for Overseas Aid – Annual General Meeting – 2017/18 Financial year