Jambo! Habari gani? (What news) Hakuna matata! Mungu asifiwe! (God be praised!) Good evening supporters of Katoke! Unexpected meetings When I visited Katoke this year I was having lunch at the Rose Café in our nearest town, Bukoba, when I was greeted by a young African, “Hello Professor Watson”. I did not recognize him so … Continue reading Presidents speech to the 2023 dinner
Dennis McHugh President of Tradies generously donating $10,000 to the Katoke Trust We had a very enjoyable and informative 24th Annual Dinner at Tradies Gymea on Friday the 3rd of November. 220 guests attended with almost $40,000 raised which allows for the stage 1 of the assemble area and 6 student sponsorships. A highlight of … Continue reading 24th Annual Dinner 2023
The Katoke Trust Annual Dinner.
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https://events.humanitix.com/the-annual-katoke-trust-dinner-2023 <<<< Direct link is here Katoke Trust invites you to gather together to support the community of Katoke. Join us as we invest in the future of the Katoke Trust, share a delicious meal, and celebrate all that has been done so far for Katoke - and plan for what is still to come. We need your help to raise much-needed funds for the year’s work ahead. The Katoke Trust is a voluntary, grassroots organisation with big goals. We want to invest in the present and future of the Katoke community in Tanzania. Together we can continue building a sustainable, multifaceted charge against poverty. With the help of Katoke’s generous supporter base and the Anglican Church in Tanzania, the trust helps to build a future for over 450 students every year. We would love to see you there! BOOKINGS CLOSE 27TH OCTOBER, 2023 For more info contact Holly using mail:EVENTS@KATOKE.COM.AU
These two students urgently require a sponsor for their last two years of secondary education. They have made it through the form 4 exams and have been accepted for the final push. However their family circumstances will prevent this continuing. Onesmo Onesmo John is currently in Form 5 (equivalent to Year 11 in NSW) at … Continue reading Form 5 Sponsorship Required
Eager to join Katoke! Recently the school was flooded with eager standard seven students (Equivalent to Year 6 in NSW) to sit the entrance exam to join Katoke in 2024, for Form 1 their first year of secondary school. (equivalent to Year 7 in NSW.) As Katoke is now known as a light house school … Continue reading Form one entrance exams 2023
Sweet Success! Students from KLSS recently attended the Ukwata National Conference, representing the school in Bible Knowledge, Singing and Poetry. The Conference was held in Mbeya, which is more than 2000kms from the school. They travelled in a mini bus to and from the conference, funded by donations, and competed against many students from around … Continue reading 2023 Ukwata National Conference – Outstanding results and a great time
Hydon, 23, graduate of Katoke-Lweru Secondary School, is a young man who never gives up. Now at the end of second year of accountancy studies, his determination and perseverance define him. Nothing has been easy for Hydon. He attended Katoke-Lweru Secondary School in years 5 & 6, but was not sponsored, and a big part … Continue reading Hydon (KLSS alumnus)
The past twelve months have seen wonderful and gratifying achievements in fulfilment of the purposes of The Katoke Trust, especially at the Katoke-Lweru Secondary School. For this we thank God.
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