In 2002 Australian woman, Gemma Sisia, opened The School of St Jude with three students and a big dream to bring the opportunity of free, quality education to children living in poverty. Thanks to generous supporters, St Jude’s is now a pioneering leader in charitable education. Hosted by Gemma in Arusha, Tanzania, this is your chance to hear from the woman who turned her dream into a reality as she chats with the inspirational people who are helping her fight poverty through education.
Mentoring Young Minds
On this episode of Inside St Jude’s, Irene and Teresia speak to Mr Elibariki, a mentor and a leader of career clubs at St Jude’s. He dives into the A Level Mentorship Program that is facilitated every year to empower A Level students with real-life skills and prepare them to embrace their next stage of academic life.
Dr Jane Goodall’s visit
On this episode of Inside St Jude’s, Dr Jane Goodall, a world-renowned ethologist and environmentalist and the founder of the Roots and Shoots club shares about her life, early life, work and activism. Also, members of the Roots & Shoots club who met Dr Goodall during her visit to St Jude's share their experience.
Embracing African Culture
On this episode of Inside St Jude’s, Mr Kephas, our talented art teacher here at St Jude’s speaks about art and how St Jude's is committed to preserving and promoting cultural creativity by creating an inclusive and inspiring environment for students to express themselves and celebrate their roots
Free Education: Opening Up a World of Opportunities
In this episode of Inside St Jude's, Enock, a St Jude's alum who was on an Australian tour and a book launch led by Gemma Sisia, our Founder and Director shares his experiences throughout the journey.
House Checks: What Happens?
On this episode of Inside St Jude’s, Teresia and Irene talk to St Jude’s staff who volunteered to conduct House Checks for Form 5 students who were shortlisted for St Jude’s scholarships.
House checks are the next step after the scholarship application process is completed. The staff conduct House Checks to determine which students would benefit most from a scholarship to study at St Jude’s.
The Role of Science to Students
On this episode of 'Inside St Jude's' Teresia and Irene speak to some of the talented scientists and learned more about their unique inventions at Science Day.
Science Day is an annual event hosted by St Jude's Girls’ Secondary School earlier this month.
On this day, students put their creativity to work and present innovative solutions in a wide variety of disciplines including agriculture, environmental conservation, machinery, automation, art, physics, and much more.
I am so happy to listen to this Podcast! It is One of the special things that The School founder was inspired to start at The School of St Jude during the 2019 Australia tour! All I can say is every dream can be accomplished just like this one! Congratulations to everyone who made this one possible too!