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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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Goodbye and thank you Martha

We sadly said goodbye to 2015-2016 Princeton in Africa volunteer Martha Beirut with a special lunch for our Ugandan staff.  Martha who worked with us on our conservation education program (and a lot else) is on her way to Ethiopia … 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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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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Kasiisi Primary School Parents’ Day

During Parents Day at Kasiisi Primary School in June, parents and other visitors were treated to poems, dances, songs and sack races performed by the children. Everyone got a chance to see what their children were up to. There were … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Scholar graduates from Harvard

When Kasiisi Scholar Akandwanaho Dominic, majoring in neurobiology  graduated last week from Harvard College he became the 9th Kasiisi Scholar to graduate from University and the first from an overseas institution. Thanks to generous support from his sponsors Steven Oare, … Continue reading

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