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Kasiisi Project Safari to Uganda

AFRICAN GENESIS – APES, HUMANS AND WHERE WE COME FROM For January 2019 we have put together  a once in a lifetime trip to Uganda. Join  us on this small exclusive expedition with two pioneers of contemporary evolutionary thinking, Harvard … 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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First Sustainable Water from Boreholes

Thanks to generous contributions from the Waterloo Foundation (UK) , Dry Creek Charity ,  and First Parish Church, Weston, Kiko Primary Schools’ children have a long future of plentiful, all year round, clean water from their own borehole. Currently schools … 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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Holiday Greetings and Thank You

HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND BEST WISHES FOR A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR The Kasiisi Project and the Kibale Forest Schools’ Program thank  everyone who supported us in 2016. Special thanks go to our major funders: The Disney Conservation Fund, Columbus Zoo, Cleveland … 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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Women and Conservation

I had the great honor to be invited to be one of 8 speakers at a meeting dedicated to Women and Wildlife Conservation hosted by Otterbein University  in Columbus, Ohio. “Finding Your Voice- inspirational stories from women who protect wildlife … Continue reading

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