St Jude’s features on the ABC’s flagship childrens’ news program.
After moving from her home in Australia to Africa at the age of 22, Gemma Sisia decided to start a school in Tanzania with the mission of educating the nation’s smartest students who did not have the means to attend private school. 16 years on, the School of St Jude is thriving, with around 1800 […]
For decades International Women’s Day (IWD) has been bringing awareness to equality and empowering women from all walks of life to achieve their hopes and dreams in business and community. Australian humanitarian Gemma Sisia (nee Rice), who established the School of St Jude in Tanzania in 2002, is one of the many women making a difference to underprivileged people on the […]
Arusha-based School of St. Jude was a showcase of ‘Fighting Poverty through Education’ discussion at the recent Lions Club International Forum in Dubai
Bega solicitor Andrew Warren is pumping up the tires ready for a cross-country bicycle ride – in Tanzania! In February 2019, Mr Warren plans to ride the length of the African country, alone and unsupported, to raise funds for the School of St Jude in Arusha, Tanzania. All up, the ride covers about 1600km. “If you agree […]
Gemma Sisia’s parents, Sue and Basil, fervently believed in the power of education to change the future. The couple, who raised eight children on a sheep wool farm in New South Wales, Australia, made significant sacrifices to ensure that their seven sons and one daughter had excellent educational opportunities. They also were strong believers in […]
The School for St Jude provides free education to 1,800 needy pupils in the African country.
Cloncurry local, Lexie Hudson, is one of seven young Australian leaders who have embarked on a three week Tanzanian Immersion trip. yLead’s Tanzanian Immersion has focused on connecting young people through adventure, service, connection and cultural immersion, through which it is hoped these women are inspired to make a difference in their local communities. Ms Hudson and the […]
Students from the Dominican College Wicklow were blessed with some great weather as they carried out a five-hour fundraising car wash at the school. The event on Saturday, April 21, was held to raise funds for the School of St Jude in Tanzania. The School of St Jude educates disadvantaged, bright students in the Arusha […]
Here at Shillington, we’re strong believers that design can change the world, which is why we are so proud to partner with top design studio Seesaw to sponsor our graduates for a paid work and travel opportunity in support of The School of St Jude in Arusha, Tanzania. Read on to meet our winner! London graduate Kate Holland, who is settling into her new design role and life in Africa.