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Kasiisi Schools Celebrate Elephant Pride Day

On July 31st 2018 Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools’ ProgramWildlife Clubs celebrated Elephant Pride Day. Over 300 children from 16 forest edge schools marched with banners and bands through 9 different villages and trading centers, performing skits, poems and songs about … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Shortlisted for $25,000 Climate Change Prize

The Kasiisi Project Improved Cookstove Initiative has  reached the final shortlist of 10 Breakthrough Climate Solution Finalists from over 200 global entries to the Solution Search: Climate Change needs Behavior Change competition. Sponsored by RARE, two grand prizes of $25,000 will be … Continue reading

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New Kasiisi Project Schools, summer interns and staff training

It has been a long busy summer since our last post. We added 2 new schools bringing the total to 16 schools, serving 11,500 children                               … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Catch Up – Spring 2018

Apologies for our lapse in BLOG posts – A very busy first quarter and some software issues are our excuses. Below is a summary of what we have been up to since the start of the year. New Kasiisi Project … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Activities in Action – watch our new videos

Click here-Improved Cookstove Project  and here-Bee Education Project  to see 2 brief new videos highlighting conservation education programs and showing our children involved in promoting the importance  of cleaner burning cook-stoves, and bees  to the environment. Thanks to Corey Dickinson, … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project and Broodminders – Every Hive Counts

The Kasiisi Project is the first and currently only program in Africa (that bee in the middle of the map is us!) to join Broodminders – the Citizen Science Project that seeks to monitor hive conditions all over the world. … Continue reading

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Harvard Alumni Group Build Beehives at Kasiisi

Kasiisi Project board members Elizabeth Ross and Zarin Machanda led a Harvard Alumni trip to Uganda in June. The group spent a morning with the Kasiisi Project  visiting the farm and Kasiisi Primary School and having lunch with teachers and … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Awarded Disney Conservation Grant

We are delighted to announce that we have received another grant from the Disney Conservation Fund to extend and improve our school conservation education projects.  This year our Wildlife Clubs members are “Climate Change Champions” focusing on all aspects of … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Celebrates Earth Day, World Malaria Day and New Partnerships

Earth Day 350 students from all 14 Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program schools gathered together  at Nyabweya Primary School to celebrate Earth Day. The students showcased their Wildlife Club Activities to each other, about 150 parents and representatives of local … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Sponsored Termite Mound at Ngamba Island Sanctuary

    Thanks to generous funding from   Columbus Zoo a new, Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program sponsored “Termite Mound”, has been built at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria. The tubes in the mound are filled with honey and … Continue reading

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