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
2018 update: It has been a great start to the year for Katoke-Lweru Secondary School. In this newsletter we hear how the School has benefited from the recent visits of Danebank School, Adrian and Lorna Jackson, Kevin and Valma Voigt and marketing consultants James and Alexis from The Ponderance Collective. We learn how the School continues to flourish under … Continue reading Katoke School off to a great start in 2018
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
A note from Writers club patron, Hon. Mr Benjamin Hosea Nyamugali: Welcome to the first intriguing, informative, edifying and educative newsletter from KLSS. To read more: KLSS publishes first school newsletter
To many of the students at Katoke Lweru School, Ms Erica Timotheo is Bibi (Grandmother). With a warm and patient smile, Ms Timotheo commands a classroom with grace and style. Her students are engaged, standing up to answer questions, and their workbooks are immaculate. The students even share coins and protractors around the class to … Continue reading Education and Empowerment: Meet Erica K. Timotheo