**Saturday Stars** Pakati Primary school profiles 7 and 8 – Mrs Mandingaisa & Mrs J Kupara

Mrs Mandingaisa, Infant teacher

Born: St. Pauls, Musami

Trained: Seke Teachers College 1994 – 1996

Specialised in teaching infants

I like going to church and playing & working with young children

Mrs J Kupara, Shona teacher

Born: Wedza

Trained: Morgan Zintec 1984 – 1987

Specialised in Shona

I have been at Pakati for 31 years, I enjoy being at Pakati because it is my home school.

I am interested in athletics and volleyball. I love going to church.


My name is Chris Walker, and between January 1989 and September 1991 I worked, through VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas), at Pakati Secondary School in Murehwa South district in Zimbabwe. I was a Maths teacher for 2 years, the Acting Head for the last 8 months there. I have also taught in Botswana & the UK, had 4 years working for VSO, and have been a Civil Servant in Bradford since 2005.

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