2010 was very busy for the Kasiisi Porridge Project. The gallery below shows a small sample of the year’s activities. All our Christmas Sales 2010 went off successfully. Thank you to everyone who gave their help and support. Here is a small sample of the crafts we sold at our sales – handmade Ugandan baskets […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In September 2010, our Director, Kate Wrangham-Briggs and her daughter, TV Researcher, Isobel Briggs, spent two weeks working in Kasiisi and Kyanyawara Primary Schools planning the next steps of the Porridge Project with the Kibale Forest Schools and Students Support Programme (formerly AFROKAPS), and making a publicity video (see Home Page). Gallery of their trip: […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On 19 March 2010, a ceremony was held in Fort Portal to inaugurate the PIBID tooke flour initiative officially. Marching to the Toro Brass Band was followed by entertainment from schools and speeches recording the history and benefits of Tooke Porridge – which was served to the visiting dignitaries, the principal Guest of Honour being […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
At the end of January we acquired 20 acres of farmland near Kasiisi Primary School. Bordered by a stream on one side, which will greatly aid irrigation, and by a papyrus swamp on another, mixed cash crops are envisaged, to maintain the funding of the Kasiisi Porridge Project well into the future. After the administrative […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.