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A Moment to Celebrate – Running Water at the Farm

Thanks to a generous donation from the Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity through their support for our partner charity the Kasiisi Porridge Project  , our farm workers no longer have to carry water uphill from the river when our current rain … Continue reading

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Our First Honey

Last month we harvested our first honey from Kasiisi Project Beehives – 10 litres. Not a huge harvest but our hives are new and it has been a wet dry season which impacts the yield. It was a magical experience, … 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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Social Entrepreneurship at Kasiisi

This summer MIT D-Lab student Nai Kalema, visited  Uganda as a follow up to her classwork, to work alongside teachers in Kasiisi Project schools to develop a pilot program introducing the concept of Social Entrepreneurship, the process of pursuing innovative solutions … Continue reading

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Summer News from Uganda

      The US summer brings  new groups of young volunteers to Uganda and with them a come a range of fun and educational activities for the schools – always a high point of the year for our students. … Continue reading

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Dance, Biogas and Baboons

  Harvard Junior Megan Murdock is spending this summer studying traditional Rutooro dances, and teaching Kasiisi Project students western dance. Megan, who is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher with the Harvard Radcliffe Modern Dance Company, and a dancer with the … Continue reading

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Farm News

  Two exciting events have occurred on our project farm. To mark the visit of Kasiisi Porridge Project trustee Pat Smith and his wife Liz our first piglets were born. Among those happy to welcome the new arrivals were agricultural … Continue reading

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Accounting help for Kasiisi Project

We are delighted to announce that UK charity Accounting for International Development (AID) volunteer Lee San Lim will be joining our project in Uganda on August 22nd for 2.5 months to overhaul our accounting system. Lee San who is a … Continue reading

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Peace Corps Volunteer joins the Kasiisi Project

We are delighted to welcome Peace Corps volunteer Keith Miller to the Kasiisi Project. Keith who has  degree in Environmental Health Science is a wonderful match for our organisation. Although he has been  has been assigned to us for the … Continue reading

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First Eggs!

The Kasiisi Project Farm is in the egg business! Yesterday we had our very first egg, followed by number 2 today. With around 580 laying birds we expect to become  serious egg producers in the next few weeks.

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