As with all our interns, volunteer agriculture student Dinah works on many aspects of the farm, learning and working hard. Gaining experience of an apiary will be helpful to both sides.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Abel, with help from the agriculture students Alec and Dinah from Fort Portal’s Mountains of the Moon University, break for a photo on the land which was slashed and cleared in January (2015) ready for the next step.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Police is a firm favourite with our farmers and visitors. He provides both company and security to the farm workers, and is well looked after.Continue Reading... No Comments.
UK visitors (family of Kate’s former teaching colleague Jane Marriott, on the right of the photo), currently working at Fort Portal hospital, were shown the farm by Elizabeth Ross in January. They were particularly impressed by the effect of the chicken fertiliser on the new growth of the maize, planted alongside one of the two […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Dinah and Alec, from the Mountains of the Moon University, Fort Portal, are currently working as interns, and staying in the new onsite accommodation, funded mainly by Peter Stebbings Memorial Trust. Their cooking gas is provided via the biodigester, built last year with the help of West Point cadets. The farm dog is called Police.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Some 30 hives on our farm have now been colonised by wild African bees.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Souter Charitable Trust, founded and run by Sir Brian and Lady Souter, have kindly awarded the Kasiisi Porridge Project the sum of £2000 to continue our work on the feeding programme. We are very grateful to them, and happy that they have had confidence in us for the third time.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our top supporter school, the Cambridge International School, in the village of Little Abington, just south of Cambridge UK, produced no less than £515 from their 2014 Christmas collection and sales of breaktime bacon rolls. This is truly a great school, funding many mugs of porridge, again! Thank you.Continue Reading... No Comments.