A ‘please’ and a ‘thank you’ from the author

The author, 28th March 2019

PLEASE……can you share, retweet, pass on to your contacts via social (or any other) media this blog post for me on behalf of the students, staff & community of both the Primary and Secondary Schools of Pakati, in Murwea South district of Zimbabwe.





The important links above are to support this website/blog http://friendsofpakati.com

I want to THANK YOU all of the following people for their help, be it in the form of sponsorship/support, donations of money and/or IT equipment/ football shirts, publicity, technical help, social media suport or simply words of encouragement:

BBBC Radio Humberside Sports Talk presenters

Sports & feature writers at Scunthorpe Live

IT Manager at Stephenson Group Ltd

Roj at Mortz Properry Services

Staff at Sunthorpe United FC

Supporters at Scunthorpe United FC

Colleagues & friends at my workplace

Friends & family

Staff & students past & present from Pakati & community members

All those who follow, like, share, tweet/retweet the varous blogs I have posted…long may this continue after my walk in less than 2 weeks time


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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