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Proporsed Projects
bullet Multi Purpose hall
bullet Library Upgrade
bullet Roof to the Administration block
bullet Rebulding Seven (7) Dormitories
bullet Improvement of classrooms
bullet Building of a new tuition block
bullet Renovation of Dining Hall
bullet Renovation of toilets
bullet Improvement of dispensary
   
Current News
   
Welcome to Our Website:
Shimo-La-Tewa Old Boys Association (SOBA) was founded in 1957.The major objectives of its formation are but not limited to;
bullet Forum for old boys to get together and exchange ideas.
bullet A co-operation to raise academic standards, social and welfare standards of the current and further standards of the schools
Earliest projects Undertaken by SOBA
bullet Provided library book shelves
bullet Improved drama theatre and stage facilities......Read More
   
The SOBA Bursary Fund:  
SOBA has started a Bursary Program at the school helping bright students with finacial challenges. This program is one of the many ways that SOBA intends to use to help the school gain back its lost glory. The first student that was awarded SOBA bursary is PETRUS TSOFA KARABU Adm No. 9789 a Form 3E. SOBA encourages all the old boys both locally and in the diaspora to help in giving back to the school in support.
   
   
The Ambassadors Meeting:  
ambassaders
Shimo La Tewa Old Boys Alumni, formerly known as Shimo La Tewa Old Boys Association was re-launched on the 14th day of March 2009 at the Orchard within the school.

The re-launch was prompted after it was discovered that our beloved school was a pale shadow of its glorious past with most facilities having crumbled and the few that are remaining virtually dilapidated.
It was appreciated that the school had mothered us not only during our respective years there, but virtually in to who are today. Shimo was there for us when we needed a school, and Shimo desperately and urgently needs help from its sons......Read More
School History:    
Shimo-La-Tewa school began in 1932 as a continuation of the Arab primary school which was situated at the site of the present Serani primary school. It was only for standard 5 and 6 although later in1934 it started offering junior Cambridge examination and those who qualified went to Makerere College. Although it was a continuation of the Arab school, it also offered places to other non-European and non-Asian
school pathway
students. Academy and Allidina Visram schools were for Europeans and Asians respectively.
The student enrolment at this time was between 100-110 with 80 being Moslems and 20-30 being Christians.These two groups mixed only in the classrooms, games but they separated during meals, although they ate meals in the same dining hall, and they also slept in separate dormitories. The teaching staff were only six and these were Mr. Hodkins-principal, Mr.Wakeboil, Mr Ahmed fakii, Mr. H.Ishmael, Mr. Kibwana Mwingale and Mr. Ondondi-a carpenter instructor.....Read More
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Membership Section
Membership into the Alumni is not only restricted to the fact that one is a former student only, but by paying up the registration and membership fee into the organization.
Currently, registration is underway and fees are as listed below:
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Registration Kshs 1,000/=
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Annual subscription Kshs 500/=

Fees are payable to: SHIMO LA TEWA OLD BOYS ASSOCIATION (SOBA),
NIC BANK LTD, HARBOR HOUSE BRANCH MOI AVENUE, MOMBASA
AC. NO. SA2 2 260 000117.

We also welcome you to send your kind contribution via MPESA through the number 0722-415 727 registered to Rehana Ismail a member of the committee.

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Cellphone: +254 - 723 - 723786 / 734 - 600904, Fax: +254 41 2318031/33, Email: info@shimoalumni.org
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