Kasiisi Project Updates


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Wild Chimpanzees play with “dolls”

Did you know that young chimpanzees play “babies” with sticks and stones and that girls are much 3-4 times more likely to do so than boys? Click here to take a look at footage filmed by Richard Wrangham in Kibale … Continue reading

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Health Peer Education Workshop

Fifty Six 4th and 5th grade girls and boys  attended a Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools’ Program Health Peer-Education workshop at Makerere University Biological Field Station to learn to be health resources for their fellow students. Based on previous data we … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Catch-up – Deep well, new farm road, pig sties, classrooms and latrines

In the last month at the Kasiisi farm we have begun construction on a deep well to provide consistent  water  even during the dry season, finished a new piggery and built a road to what will be our eco-campsite.   … Continue reading

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Latrine Updates

  Thanks to generous donations from all of you, construction of new latrines at Kasiisi Primary School is now underway. They won’t quite be ready in time for school opening on Monday, but the builder tells us 2 weeks so … Continue reading

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London Guardian Kasiisi Post

The London Guardian, as part of their Green Schools Initiative at the Guardian Teacher Network has just posted an article on-line, on Kasiisi Primary School’s  use of human waste to generate methane for cooking. If you are interested it has … Continue reading

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School Fees for Gladys

The Kasiisi Project works hard to ensure that the girls in our schools have the chance to perform as well as boys,  and when they do well we celebrate. But our interest in their education does not end there – … Continue reading

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Girl’s Latrines

Good sanitation is critically important to education at many levels. Health, dignity and attendance of both students and teachers are profoundly impacted by poor sanitation. The Kasiisi Project has a goal to provide adequate latrines and clean water in all … Continue reading

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE KASIISI PROJECT

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Matching Funds For Girls’ Latrines

Many thanks to everyone who has supported us thus far. We have great news. A generous donor has agreed to match every $100 we raise with another $50 up to $2000. To build 2 new latrine blocks will cost $6000. … Continue reading

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Emergency Funding for Girls’ Latrines

  This is the time of year for last minute donations  for 2015. If you have  a few dollars to give we have an emergency that really needs them Last week the second latrine block at Kasiisi Primary School Collapsed … Continue reading

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