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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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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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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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Kasiisi Students Celebrate Earth Day

Students from Nyabweya Primary Schools represented the Kasiisi Project/ Kibale Forest Schools’ Program at Earth Day celebrations hosted by UNITE in southern Kibale National Park. This is a great opportunity for us to share what we are doing and to … Continue reading

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Community Birding in Kasiisi Project Schools

Kibale Forest Schools Program/Kasiisi Project director Jim Fenton has brought his passion for birds to our schools by starting a community birding program in the Wildlife Clubs, helped by Sylvester a keen local birder. For many of us birdwatching was … Continue reading

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Growing Live Trade Market Threatens Great Apes

The Great Ape Survival Partnership marks World Wildlife day with a short but arresting  movie highlighting a serious and growing threat to Great Apes. They have their forests cleared, they are hunted as bush meat and now they are increasingly … Continue reading

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A Week at the Kasiisi Project

 We thought you might like a glimpse into what happens during a typical week of project work in Uganda: Below are the minutes of the staff meeting for the week beginning 11/11/14.      

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Girls and Bees

Know a kid who loves bees? or a friend passionate about helping girls stay in school? With the Holiday Season just round the corner are you looking for a great Holiday, Birthday or just an “I Love You” gift. We … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Bees, Honey and Elephants

Bees are wonderful – did you know that Honey bees will tap about two million flowers and fly 50,000 miles  to make one pound of honey ? And then there is their vital role in pollinating our food. We hope … Continue reading

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Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Enrichment Project

  “Chimpanzees are our closest relative. They share 98.7% of our DNA – isn’t that a person? Now if he/she is a person you try to conserve them, right?” Nyangoma Sarah, Visitor to Ngamba Island,  Grade 6,  Rweteera Primary School … Continue reading

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