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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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Spelling Bees, Music Man, Latrines, Signs and Peace Corps

Lots has been happening in Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program Schools since the new term began last month. We have 2 new Peace Corps Volunteers – Airi O’Brien who is working on literacy at Kyanyawara Primary School and David McHolland … 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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Drop Everything and Read Day at Kasiisi Project Schools

  Seven Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program schools participated in Uganda’s Drop Everything and Read Day on March 5th – Kasiisi School lent books to Pere Achte, Iruhuura, Kiko and Kiamara. Kigarama now has its own library  and Kyakatara was … Continue reading

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Kigarama Library Gets 3000 New Books

Kasiisi Project Literacy Director, Barbara Stevens and her husband Wayne Lobb spent 3 weeks unpacking and shelving  3,000 books at Kigarama library in February. Thanks to donations from Weston Public Library, Trinitarian Congregational Church in Concord, MA, and UK based … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project and Conservation of Kibale National Park Videos

We have 2 videos linking the Kasiisi Project and conservation made  by Ronan Donovan and Caroline Riss in 2014.  The first one is new but you may have seen the second one before. We are posting it again in case … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Schools Top the Exam Tables

Two more Kasiisi Project Schools have joined Kasiisi Primary School at the top of the Primary Leaving Exam League Tables – Kigarama and Kiko scoring averages of 12.4 and 13.0 respectively (lower scores are better). Kigarama had  57% of its … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Summer Updates

The US summer is always a busy time with Kasiisi Project Programs. Below are updates on some of the projects we have been involved in in 2013. Opening of new Kasiisi Project Library The third Kasiisi Project Primary School Library was … Continue reading

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New Project Director, Pedal Power and the Role of English in Ugandan Schools

New Project Director Announced We are delighted to announce that Dr. Emily Otali has been appointed as Kasiisi Project Field Director starting in September of 2014. Emily, who is currently Field Director for the Kibale Chimpanzee Project, has been deeply … Continue reading

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