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Global Giving Matches Donations to Kasiisi Girls’ Programs

If you start a new monthly donation  here to the Kasiisi Project girl’s program on Global Giving,  your first donation will be matched. “Sanitary pads keep Ugandan girls in school” was selected as a GlobalGiving Project of the Month due … Continue reading

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Memorial Prize in Honor of Kasiisi Scholar

We are heartbroken to announce the death of Kyomuhendo James, Kasiisi Scholar and final year medical student. James, the son of Kibale Forest Schools Program board member , Kagaba Joshua, was smart, hardworking and truly nice. Despite increasingly poor health … Continue reading

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Hungry Orphans – a cost of the illegal trade in chimpanzees

Ngamba Island Sanctuary in Lake Victoria provides a home and care for chimpanzees rescued from the  illegal market in threatened apes. Captured  for zoos, research and  the  pet trade, on average 10 adult chimpanzees are killed for each infant caught. … Continue reading

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Great exam results from Kasiisi boarders and final push for completion of our dormitory

Monthly exam results show the impact of boarding at Kasiisi Primary School on student academic achievement. with mean scores increasing from 230 to 296 and  boarders moving up an average of 9 positions in class rankings over the first term … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Latrines completed and Dormitory numbers swell.

Thanks to generous donations from friends and supporters and a matching Grant from the Coldbrook Fund we have completed  2 blocks of latrines for girls at Kasiisi Primary school replacing 2 that collapsed at the end of last year. The … 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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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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Put Another Brick in Our Wall

 BRICKS FOR CLASSROOMS HOLIDAY-                     FUNDRAISING Its that time of year again. The search for perfect stocking and office gifts  is looming.      We understand your pain and we want to help.Our solution is non-fattening, gentle on the liver and does … Continue reading

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Spelling Bees, Music Man, Latrines, Signs and Peace Corps

Lots has been happening in Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program Schools since the new term began last month. We have 2 new Peace Corps Volunteers – Airi O’Brien who is working on literacy at Kyanyawara Primary School and David McHolland … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Girls Get a New Supporter

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Just Go Girl to expand our sanitary pad and sexual health education programs. We received our first shipment of donated pads last week and have already started distributing them to our … Continue reading

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