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School of St Jude - a tale of hope

Three years ago, at the age of 23, Maddie Kelly boarded a plane bound for Arusha, Tanzania, and began working in the School of St Jude. Here she writes about her experiences, including the impact of COVID-19 on the local community.

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From St Aloysius to St Jude

As a student at St Aloysius College, Maddie Kelly was inspired by the work of Australian woman Gemma Sisia who established a school for poor children in Africa. Seven years later, Maddie is working alongside Gemma at the School of St Jude in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha.