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!
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
IT’S BEEN A FANTASTIC YEAR This year with your help we have continued our life‐changing work in Katoke, Tanzania. We have given the priceless gift of education to an increasing number of Tanzanian children and enjoyed the sustained academic success of our 2016 students and staff. In addition, we have expanded our agricultural efforts getting us … Continue reading Katoke wrap-up 2017
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