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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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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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Brand New Classroom at Kigarama

Thanks to a very generous donation from an anonymous donor and support from the children of the Focus School in Biggleswade, England, we have been able to replace the condemned classroom block at Kigarama Primary School with a brand new … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Farm Updates

The Kasiisi Project farm is producing vegetables for the local market – peppers, bananas, cabbages, beans and eggplants. Next soy and coffee and we have planted baby mango trees.  Bees are swarming on our new hives and chickens and pigs … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Teachers write Reading Books

In 2015 the Kasiisi Project sponsored two workshops to introduce teachers to free, online,  multilingual, culturally relevant reading materials.  Led by Kasiisi Project Literacy Coordinator, Adyeeri Moses, they  also learned to write and upload stories. The result is The Elephant … Continue reading

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Learning how it feels to be snared

Kasiisi Primary School students learned from personal experience what it feels like to have a snare injury, through a unique game designed by Kibale Chimpanzee Project’s Jess Hartel and Nigel Wrangham. Joining with Snare Removal Rangers from the Kanyawara, Ngogo … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Joins Keeping Children Safe

The Kasiisi Project and the Kibale Forest Schools Program are committed to making sure that the children our organizations work with are safe from abuse and exploitation. To that end all our members  are required to sign our child safety … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project and the Peace Corps

The Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools’ Program (KP/KFSP) are proud of our partnership with the United States Peace Corps and we feel really lucky to have three enthusiastic volunteers working in our schools. One volunteer works in all 14 schools, with … Continue reading

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