Her ambitious plans, to establish an NGO to “eradicate ignorance” in Tanzania and her dream of being a significant national leader, could sound fanciful. But she has already set some things in place. Her lofty ambitions are combined with an already successful career in singing, leadership and public speaking. Her six years at KLSS had … Continue reading Beathi Benedax, 25, KLSS and university graduate is poised to change the world.
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
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
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
At the Katoke Lweru Secondary School, we provide clean water and three nutritious meals a day to our students. We also have a full time Nurse (on call 24/7) living on-site at the school. Caring for 500 students is no simple task. If you consider the task of supplying them with enough water, food and … Continue reading Mondayitis with Emelitha Sebikwekwe