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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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Kasiisi Primary School at the Uganda National Spelling Bee

Kasiiisi Primary School competing against 19 other schools nationwide, reached the final 8 in the Uganda National Spelling Bee competition. The students traveled to Kampala with their parents and with Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program personnel. Thanks to Barbara Stevens, … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Schools Rock in Regional Spelling Bee

The regional spelling bee competitions were held in Fort Portal last weekend. 20 school teams competed of which 13 were Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program schools, entering for the first time. Kasiisi, Komyampere, Kasenda and Kyakatara schools were included in … 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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How are we doing? What our school principals say.

We asked the principals of the  14 Kasiisi project/Kibale Forest Schools Programme schools to tell us how they thought we were doing. Since you support these programs we thought you might like to see what they think. I think that … 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 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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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 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. One volunteer works in all 14 schools, with … Continue reading

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