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January 28, 2019
Dominican students get scrubbing for charity
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 […]
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January 28, 2019
Erina Rotarian sees the fruit of her labours in Tanzania
Glenning Valley resident, Ms Monica Hart, was one of the many visitors at The School of St Jude’s fourth, Form 6 Graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 26, in Arusha, Tanzania.
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January 28, 2019
Meet Kate Holland, Winner of the Shillington Design Safari at The School of St Jude in Tanzania
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.
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January 27, 2019
A Note from Gemma
I can’t believe it’s that time of year again! My calendar is filling up fast, the wheels are in motion and it’s thrilling to think that in less than one month, Godwin, our 2018 graduate, and I will be touching down in Melbourne – the first stop on The School of St Jude’s 2019 promotional […]
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January 24, 2019
Rotary club to help students fundraise for St Jude's School
The Rotary Club of Wicklow is organising a table quiz and dinner to help students from the Dominican College Wicklow to raise funds for the School of St Jude in Tanzania. It may be over 11,000km from Wicklow town to Tanzania, but students from the local Dominican College are making an enormous contribution in bringing […]
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January 24, 2019
Tanzanian schoolboy changing the world one plastic brick at a time, with help from an Australian teacher
Edgar Tarimo is changing the world one brick at a time.  The teenage schoolboy from Tanzania just won a top international environment prize with his inspired project making house bricks out of plastic waste. The 17-year-old now hopes that one day thousands of homes all over the developing world will be built out of the recycled plastic bottles, […]
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