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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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London Guardian Kasiisi Post

The London Guardian, as part of their Green Schools Initiative at the Guardian Teacher Network has just posted an article on-line, on Kasiisi Primary School’s  use of human waste to generate methane for cooking. If you are interested it has … 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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Matching Funds For Girls’ Latrines

Many thanks to everyone who has supported us thus far. We have great news. A generous donor has agreed to match every $100 we raise with another $50 up to $2000. To build 2 new latrine blocks will cost $6000. … Continue reading

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Emergency Funding for Girls’ Latrines

  This is the time of year for last minute donations  for 2015. If you have  a few dollars to give we have an emergency that really needs them Last week the second latrine block at Kasiisi Primary School Collapsed … Continue reading

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Reusable Menstrual Pads

  The Kasiisi Project provides sanitary pads and  underwear to all menstruating girls in 5 schools. However we do not have the resources to expand this program to the other 9 Kasiisi Project schools.  One way to reach more schools … Continue reading

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First Aid in Kasiisi Project Schools

Last month,  thanks to demonstrations from our health team, almost 4000 primary school children  from 7 Kasiisi Project schools learned basic first aid – how to stop bleeding, relieve pain, and prevent shock and further injuries, . With help from two … Continue reading

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Let Girls Lead Workshop

Peace Corps Volunteer and Kasiisi Project Girls’ Health Program Coordinator, Katelyn Wigmore, took 2 Kasiisi Project Scholars, Gift Winnie and Nsemerirwe Priscillar to a 4 day workshop in Kampala held by  Let Girls Lead  and the Girls’ Voices Initiative , … 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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Girl’s Dormitories open at Kasiisi Primary School

The girls’ wing of the dormitories at Kasiisi Primary School opened last month at the start of the new school year, adding to the suite of girl focused interventions we have initiated to keep them in school. Girls face many … Continue reading

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