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Kasiisi Project Updates

Memorial Prize in Honor of Kasiisi Scholar

We are heartbroken to announce the death of Kyomuhendo James, Kasiisi Scholar and final year medical student. James, the son of Kibale Forest Schools Program board member , Kagaba Joshua, was smart, hardworking and truly nice. Despite increasingly poor health … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project Safari to Uganda

AFRICAN GENESIS – APES, HUMANS AND WHERE WE COME FROM For January 2019 we have put together  a once in a lifetime trip to Uganda. Join  us on this small exclusive expedition with two pioneers of contemporary evolutionary thinking, Harvard … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Project and Broodminders – Every Hive Counts

The Kasiisi Project is the first and currently only program in Africa (that bee in the middle of the map is us!) to join Broodminders – the Citizen Science Project that seeks to monitor hive conditions all over the world. … Continue reading

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First Sustainable Water from Boreholes

Thanks to generous contributions from the Waterloo Foundation (UK) , Dry Creek Charity ,  and First Parish Church, Weston, Kiko Primary Schools’ children have a long future of plentiful, all year round, clean water from their own borehole. Currently schools … Continue reading

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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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Do you talk about the impact of climate change?

With the Trump administration apparently dismantling renewable energy programs you may be interested in the NY Times article on which of us are concerned about climate change – and it does not fall out along party lines. Not hard to … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Scholar in new program using dogs to search for ivory at Entebbe Airport

Kasiisi Scholar Imelda Imetur, is working at Entebbe Airport as one of two dog handlers (both women) searching for illegal ivory in bags leaving Uganda. Click here to see the movie! Imelda, who foll0wed high school with a spell in … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings and Thank You

HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND BEST WISHES FOR A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR The Kasiisi Project and the Kibale Forest Schools’ Program thank  everyone who supported us in 2016. Special thanks go to our major funders: The Disney Conservation Fund, Columbus Zoo, Cleveland … 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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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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