January highlights…

This first month of 2021 has been a busy one for Friends of Pakati….see the links below to the various posts which have been important for us, some of which are our newest pages too. The key elements are around our fundraising activities, but also we continue to tell the stories from our former students.







Newer pages…

https://friendsofpakati.com/merchandise/ – goods for sale

https://friendsofpakati.com/income-expnditure-monthly-information/ – financial accountability is essential

https://friendsofpakati.com/pcs-to-pakati-check-our-progress/ – how well are we doing?

As 2021 progresses, Friends of Pakati will continue to promote fundraising for our Vision https://friendsofpakati.com/2020-vision-friends-of-pakati-the-project-continues/ and provide stories about the schools, their history, their present and their future. We will also tell you about what our former students are doing, where they live, there concerns and hopes for the future.

We welcome all who are happy to support us, wherever they are in the world, however they are willing and able to. Please join us/continue to support us and spread the word among yoyr contacts & social media platforms👍Thanks!


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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