• Club Number 18039
  • District 9685
  • Chartered 1946

The School of Saint Jude, Tanzania

New School in Borjegai

An Australian woman, originally from Guyra NSW, runs The School of St Jude in Tanzania with a lot of financial help from Australian Rotarians. The Board of the Rotary Club of Ryde has recently agreed to support a St Jude student for another year.

Additionally, Ryde member, Les Whitcroft, a past District Governor of Rotary and a generous private supporter of St Jude, has travelled to Tanzania to visit the school.

The School of St Jude is a fascinating success story in breaking the poverty-no education cycle in Tanzania. It has been featured on Australian television and it’s web site is well worth browsing. This organization answers the question that arises when we consider the pitiful state of so many societies around the world, “what can I do?”. The founder, Gemma Sissia, is sowing the seeds for a future civil society in Tanzania. The Rotary Club of Ryde is behind her.

Some documents:

Christine Gabriel (PDF)
Kelvin Jackson (PDF)
FAQ Student Sponsorship (PDF) – Updated December 2012
FAQ Teacher Sponsorship (PDF)

Kelvin Jackson's 2012 Form 3 School Report (PDF)

Please visit the School of St Jude Website – for the most up to date information and latest news.


Please contact us for more information about our International Service projects.


Return to International Service main page

Latest
Club
Bulletin

Download Now

You're Invited to
our next meeting

We meet every Tuesday
evening at 6pm.

Find Out More

Connect with us

A Global Service Network

A Global Service Network

Rotary International, the world's first service club organization, is made up of over 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Its members form a global network of business and professional leaders who volunteer their time and talents to serve their communities and the world. Rotary's motto, Service Above Self, exemplifies the humanitarian spirit of the organization's members.

Make a Donation

Using the secure engine of GiveNow.com.au