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24 Nov Inspiring Words

Inspiring Words Jointly By: Jamie Bankhead, a sponsor, supporter, and visitor & Orkeeswa Students This past summer, I was honored to be given the opportunity to visit Orkeeswa Secondary School. Whenever my sister travels, she has a tradition of handing out wooden blocks that are…

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13 Sep Saving Lives

Students gathered in the library to donate blood. Shown donating are Form IV students Suzi Wilnard (front) and Helena Zephenia (back) while others wait their turn. Saving Lives By: Paskali Sulle and Loomoni Morwo Last week students donated blood in order to save the lives…

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19 Jun SUPER-CHARGED VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF

We don’t take what our staff and volunteers do for us lightly. Without them, achieving what we do at Orkeeswa Secondary would just not be possible. It’s not always blue skies and sunshine working in rural Africa. There are hardships and daily hurdles to overcome,…

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19 Jun OUR GLOBAL CITIZENS

Introducing Sang’orie Sangau and Kesuma Laizer (pictured from left to right). These two exceptional Orkeeswa students were selected to travel to the USA this year as part of our Cultural Exchange Program that runs between Orkeeswa School and Groton School in Massachusetts. We were keen…

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19 Apr Blog: Why We Play

Why We Play On only my second weekend as a volunteer at Orkeeswa, I was fortunate enough to go with almost forty of our students and six other teachers to ISM’s Sports Weekend in Moshi. I watched our teams compete against international schools in basketball,…

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20 Mar Let the Rain Fall

Naeku and Anna are zipped up and ready for their walk home. Let the Rain Fall A few weeks ago, the first big rains of this year’s rainy season began. It is the spring season when it rains, from March to June. I am very…

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