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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 Students Celebrate Earth Day

Students from Nyabweya Primary Schools represented the Kasiisi Project/ Kibale Forest Schools’ Program at Earth Day celebrations hosted by UNITE in southern Kibale National Park. This is a great opportunity for us to share what we are doing and to … 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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A Week at the Kasiisi Project

 We thought you might like a glimpse into what happens during a typical week of project work in Uganda: Below are the minutes of the staff meeting for the week beginning 11/11/14.      

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Girls’ Empowerment

                  Students from 7 schools competed in a Drama, Music and Dance competition, focused on issues of sexual health, girl’s empowerment and equal access to education. This competition, the culmination of 6 … 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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Kasiisi Project Girls’ Program

                             Thanks to a generous grant from the Lalor Burdick Foundation we have been able to deepen the content of  our Girls’ Health Education Program,  and for … Continue reading

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Marketing, Accounting and a Wildlife Club that Rocks!

Marketing and Accounting Volunteers Through the great work of  two UK based charities Accounting for International Development, which provides  help to development organisations that, due to their limited resources, are unable to access vital accounting and financial management trainin, and … Continue reading

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