Kasiisi Project Updates


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Better Cook Stoves Serve Women and Children

Traditional 3 stone fires are a leading cause of health problems in developing countries. In areas where they are used, smoke particles and toxic emissions make respiratory disease the 6th leading cause of death and have been shown to affect … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Farm Updates

The Kasiisi Project farm is producing vegetables for the local market – peppers, bananas, cabbages, beans and eggplants. Next soy and coffee and we have planted baby mango trees.  Bees are swarming on our new hives and chickens and pigs … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project “Plants for the Planet”

105 children and 30 teachers from 14 Kasiisi Project schools and 12 primary  schools from Fort Portal came together on World Environment Day to learn to become Ambassadors for the Environment,  at a day long Plant for the Planet Academy. … Continue reading

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Kasiisi DEAR Day 2015 (2)

Kasiisi Project Teachers write Reading Books

In 2015 the Kasiisi Project sponsored two workshops to introduce teachers to free, online,  multilingual, culturally relevant reading materials.  Led by Kasiisi Project Literacy Coordinator, Adyeeri Moses, they  also learned to write and upload stories. The result is The Elephant … Continue reading

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Confident Leaders of the Future?

Let Girls Lead Workshop

Peace Corps Volunteer and Kasiisi Project Girls’ Health Program Coordinator, Katelyn Wigmore, took 2 Kasiisi Project Scholars, Gift Winnie and Nsemerirwe Priscillar to a 4 day workshop in Kampala held by  Let Girls Lead  and the Girls’ Voices Initiative , … Continue reading

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Learning how it feels to be snared

Kasiisi Primary School students learned from personal experience what it feels like to have a snare injury, through a unique game designed by Kibale Chimpanzee Project’s Jess Hartel and Nigel Wrangham. Joining with Snare Removal Rangers from the Kanyawara, Ngogo … Continue reading

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The Kasiisi Project Health Education Program teaches 5000 students in 5 schools about how to stay healthy and disease free.

Kasiisi Project Joins Keeping Children Safe

The Kasiisi Project and the Kibale Forest Schools Program are committed to making sure that the children our organizations work with are safe from abuse and exploitation. To that end all our members  are required to sign our child safety … Continue reading

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London Guardian Report on the Kibale Snare Removal Project

The Kasiisi Project  partners with The Kibale Snare Removal Project to educate local children about the impact of snares on the animals of Kibale National Park. Click here to read an article in the London Guardian about the work of … Continue reading

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Living with Apes in the Wild – BBC World Service conversation with Kasiisi Project Director, Dr. Emily Otali

Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02pkd88#auto to hear our wonderful Project Director Emily Otali in a conversation about working with chimpanzees on the BBC World Service. Emily who is also the Field Director of the Kibale Chimpanzee Project, talks about about Living with … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project and the Peace Corps

The Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools’ Program (KP/KFSP) are proud of our partnership with the United States Peace Corps and we feel really lucky to have three enthusiastic volunteers working in our schools. Katelyn Wigmore, recruited by KP/KFSP works in health … Continue reading

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