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Kasiisi Project Awarded Disney Conservation Grant

We are delighted to announce that we have received another grant from the Disney Conservation Fund to extend and improve our school conservation education projects.  This year our Wildlife Clubs members are “Climate Change Champions” focusing on all aspects of … 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 Sponsored Termite Mound at Ngamba Island Sanctuary

    Thanks to generous funding from   Columbus Zoo a new, Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program sponsored “Termite Mound”, has been built at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria. The tubes in the mound are filled with honey and … Continue reading

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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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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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Not Just About Chimpanzees

While the Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools’ Program environmental education projects are still deeply concerned with the conservation of Kibale National Park’s chimpanzees, we recognise that all ecosystems are linked,  and thanks to generous funding from the International Elephant Foundation, The … Continue reading

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Hungry Orphans – a cost of the illegal trade in chimpanzees

Ngamba Island Sanctuary in Lake Victoria provides a home and care for chimpanzees rescued from the  illegal market in threatened apes. Captured  for zoos, research and  the  pet trade, on average 10 adult chimpanzees are killed for each infant caught. … Continue reading

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Clean Water for Kasiisi Project Schools

Thanks to generous donations from the Waterloo Foundation and DryCreek Charity we will be bringing ample clean water to all Kasiisi Project Schools in the next year. Current school water supplies, where they exists, depend on rain water collection systems, … Continue reading

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Conway Walk raises over $12000 for the Kasiisi Dorm

Huge thanks to Kathryn, Caroline and Jessica Conway who walked 22 miles to raise funding to complete the dormitory at Kasiisi Primary School, and to all their  wonderful, generous friends who supported them. The $12580 raised will finish the floors … Continue reading

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