Digital donation a big step forward


Tanzania is known by visitors for a few things, abundant wildlife, welcoming locals and beautiful landscapes. However, for local students and teachers alike the country can be known for the unpredictable and often lengthy power shortages that disable lighting, refrigeration and desktop computers that are relied on for businesses, health, teaching and of course learning. … Continue reading Digital donation a big step forward

Katoke Wrap-Up 2016


This year has flown by. It’s December and Christmas is just around the corner.  Let me begin by thanking our supporters and friends of Katoke-Lweru Secondary School (KLSS) for your generous and amazing contributions to the life of our school. Our students, staff and site workers send greetings and thanks to our Australian friends. 2015 … Continue reading Katoke Wrap-Up 2016

Spring Newsletter 2016


It has been another busy year so far in Katoke and much has happened since our last edition! The return of the riders With their tyres pumped up, and their water bottles filled 17 cyclists and 8 support crew set out from Bathurst on 25th September to raise funds for our friends in Katoke. The … Continue reading Spring Newsletter 2016

2016 Katoke Annual Dinner


CLICK HERE TO HELP BUILD A DORM You’re invited to a relaxing, entertaining and informative evening to raise awareness and funds for the Katoke Trust’s current activities which includes the construction and operation of a secondary school in Katoke, Tanzania. At this year’s dinner we will be joined by special guests: The String Family. It … Continue reading 2016 Katoke Annual Dinner

KLSS Master Plan 2016


In this edition I share with you some experiences from my recent 6 week trip to Katoke, some reflections on achievements in the past 12 months and also give you some info on future events and ways you can help. Form 6 graduation The highlight of our first week at KLSS was the exciting Form … Continue reading KLSS Master Plan 2016

Winter Newsletter 2016


Dear Katoke Supporters, In this edition I share with you some experiences from my recent 6 week trip to Katoke, some reflections on achievements in the past 12 months. Form 6 graduation The highlight of our first week at KLSS was the exciting Form 6 graduation – a five hour event with singing, dancing, a … Continue reading Winter Newsletter 2016

Autumn Newsletter 2016


Our March 2016 newsletter includes news from Dr Colin Glendinning, head of the medical committee, on his recent visit to Katoke-Lweru Secondary School; a brief school update; and a snapshot of some great events for your diary. Also you’ll notice regular references to our website which includes many new features. We invite you to have … Continue reading Autumn Newsletter 2016