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.


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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