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Emergency Funding for Girls’ Latrines

  This is the time of year for last minute donations  for 2015. If you have  a few dollars to give we have an emergency that really needs them Last week the second latrine block at Kasiisi Primary School Collapsed … Continue reading

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Volunteer Position

We are looking for someone to be a building supervisor in Uganda for 5-6 months beginning in January 2016,  while we rebuild  classrooms and latrines. The volunteer would be responsible for liaising with our administrative team in Uganda, researching prices, … Continue reading

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Put Another Brick in Our Wall

 BRICKS FOR CLASSROOMS HOLIDAY-                     FUNDRAISING Its that time of year again. The search for perfect stocking and office gifts  is looming.      We understand your pain and we want to help.Our solution is non-fattening, gentle on the liver and does … Continue reading

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Two New Conservation Education Grants

        The Kasiisi Project is delighted to announce that we have been  awarded two new Conservation Education grants. Ugandan Project Director Emily Otali, received a grant from the African Bird Club to support community birding projects, and … Continue reading

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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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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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How are we doing? What our school principals say.

We asked the principals of the  14 Kasiisi project/Kibale Forest Schools Programme schools to tell us how they thought we were doing. Since you support these programs we thought you might like to see what they think. I think that … Continue reading

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Our First Honey

Last month we harvested our first honey from Kasiisi Project Beehives – 10 litres. Not a huge harvest but our hives are new and it has been a wet dry season which impacts the yield. It was a magical experience, … 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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Better Cook Stoves Serve Women and Children

Traditional 3 stone fires are a leading cause of health problems in developing countries. In areas where they are used, smoke particles and toxic emissions make respiratory disease the 6th leading cause of death and have been shown to affect … Continue reading

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