Friends of Pakati Podcast host & editor Bradley Mell and the Author are delighted to introduce a guest speaker in this 4th episode, the first of a series of guests with an association to Pakati schools, the local community, or of Friends of Pakati. Our first guest fits all 3 categories…
We are excited with this episode, which is the story of one of my former students – Lorraine Mapuranga – in her own words.
Thank you so much to Lorraine for telling us what it was like as ahe grew up.in rural Zimbabwe & went to Pakati Secondary school, where I first met her in 1991 as a student in Form 2.
Lorraine (left) as a Form 3 student in 1991 with her friend Chido
Catch up here – below are links to our first 3 episodes of the Podcast:
In a couple of weeks we will be releasing Episode 5, featuring another former student of Pakati schools, with another remarkable story…
Bothwell Riside & the Author, September 2019
Other episodes are being planned, including another former teacher at Pakati, a representative of the Stephenson Group (donors of the IT Equipment), plus our partner organisation, VaTonatsa Foundation.
We will talk about our next fundraising event – July 9th – as we are now in the planning stages after such a success with GET TIED UP FOR PAKATI recently. See here to find out more – https://friendsofpakati.com/2022/04/24/funds-raised-as-we-got-tied-up-for-pakati/
We will also discuss more about the funds raised & what they are to be spent on.
Also, we will bring you up to date on the Consortium of Zimbabwe Charities ( http://cozc.org ) as they have been very active recently, and Friends of Pakati are very much involved as a member of the Consortium.