Friends of Pakati merchandise being prepared..

MJB, a company in the Author’s home town of Scunthorpe, are busy preparing to produce some of our merchandise.

All being well, we hope to have everything in place to sell our products in the New Year.

As mentioned previously in a full price list including postage and packing will soon be added as a new page here on

Here above are two of the three different coasters being prepared, having decided it will be good to have some variety for people to choose from.

Aa well as the coasters, key rings and mugs are also being made with 3 different pictures.

The third picture was set to be this one…

…but when it was trialled, it came out too dark & unclear. We are now trying the following picture:

It is important for us to show what Friends of Pakati is about – helping Pakati students, especially in terms of access to IT.


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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