Monthly Archives: March 2013

  • Lydia Kasenene

    Head of Kasiisi Primary School hailed as model leader

    Posted on March 23, 2013 by admin in News, Uganda.

    On a BBC World Service panel programme on leadership, Harvard Business School Professor Rakesh Khurana was asked to describe an impressive leader. His fellow panelists chose different CEOs.  Rakesh chose Lydia Kasenene, Headmistress of Kasiisi Primary School.  Listen to what he has to say on this podcast (MP3 file) from about minute 24, which is about five-sixths of […]

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  • Not so beautiful solar, but solar nonetheless.

    First step towards solar energy

    Posted on March 8, 2013 by admin in News, Uganda.

    A new four light solar system has been installed on the chicken house roof, marking the introduction of solar energy to the Kasiisi School farm.  We hope we’ll be able to afford to expand this initiative before too long.

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    Good news for International Women’s Day!

    Posted on March 8, 2013 by admin in News, Uganda.

    Esther Kanyanyuzi has become our new Assistant Field Director, working directly for our Ugandan partners, the Kibale Forest Schools Program (KFSP). Esther who has a BA in Public Administration, is the youngest of 11 children. Before coming to us, Esther worked for the Social Science Ministry of Water and Environment and the Ugandan Electoral Commission. […]

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    Kasiisi School Farm chosen for fieldwork internships

    Posted on March 4, 2013 by admin in News, Uganda.

     Three agricultural students from the RUCID (Rural Community in Development) Organic Agricultural Training College in Mityana District of Uganda, have chosen to do their  fieldwork at Kasiisi School Farm. Ester, Evelyne and Peninah, are spending three months  sharing expertise and learning the practicalities of their chosen career. Among other things that they hope to do at […]

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  • St Columba’s United Reformed Church, Cambridge

    Posted on March 4, 2013 by admin in Grants and Donations, News.

    In February 2013, and for the second time in two years, the World Church and World Mission Group, Elders, and Church Meeting of St Columba’s United Reformed Church in Cambridge voted to donate £500 to the Kasiisi Porridge Project to help with our work.

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