Forthcoming profiles of former students of both schools

There are a number of profiles being worked on right now. They are forner Pakati students from both schools.

There are some fascintaing insights into what it was like living in the area & going to school at Pakati, with memories of teachers & schoolmates. Also they tell us what has happened to them since. The ones being readied for publishing are:

Elliott Munyaradzi Chadenga

Locardia Mandishayika

Lorraine Mapuranga

Anyway Chinyanya

There are others still working on their own stories. Those above will be published this week.

Author:

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 spent the last 13 years as a Civil Servant in Bradford. I married a Zimbabwean woman & we have 2 sons.

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