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HPV Vaccinations for Kasiisi Project Girls

Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a preventable cause of cervical cancer for which there is a vaccine. Vaccinations against HPV are of particular importance for rural girls, few of whom ever get cervical cancer screening. The vaccine is free and available … Continue reading

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New Kasiisi Project Schools, summer interns and staff training

It has been a long busy summer since our last post. We added 2 new schools bringing the total to 16 schools, serving 11,500 children                               … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Catch Up – Spring 2018

Apologies for our lapse in BLOG posts – A very busy first quarter and some software issues are our excuses. Below is a summary of what we have been up to since the start of the year. New Kasiisi Project … 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 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 Girls Playing Soccer

Thanks to Harvard undergraduate and Kibale Forest Schools’ Program summer volunteer, Laylah Joudeh, the girls at Kasiisi Primary School are fast becoming expert bare foot soccer players.  In general, soccer as a game for girls is a newish concept for … 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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Health Peer Education Workshop

Fifty Six 4th and 5th grade girls and boys  attended a Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools’ Program Health Peer-Education workshop at Makerere University Biological Field Station to learn to be health resources for their fellow students. Based on previous data we … Continue reading

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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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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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