Monthly Archives: August 2016

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    A busy Parents’ Day at Kasiisi Primary School

    Posted on August 20, 2016 by admin in coverage, News, Uganda.

    A day of poems, dances, songs and sack races performed by the children filled Parents’ Day at the end of the summer term. School tours and stalls showing the children’s activities were all on offer, including girl and boy scouts demonstrating their fuel efficient,  low emission stoves and camp shelters. 

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  • The new dormitory raises achievement

    Posted on August 12, 2016 by admin in coverage, News, Uganda.

    Recent monthly exam results show the impact of boarding at Kasiisi Primary School on student academic achievement. Mean scores increased from 230 to 296 and  boarders moved up an average of 9 positions in class rankings over the first term, improving their chances to go to good secondary schools. One girl went from number 26 […]

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  • Kasiisi girls show the way in football

    Posted on August 8, 2016 by admin in coverage, News, Uganda.

    Thanks to Harvard undergraduate volunteer, Laylah Joudeh, our Kasiisi girls are fast becoming expert barefoot footballers.  This is a fairly new concept for Uganda,  only common in urban schools. Rural girls usually play netball – which our mother/daughter team, Yvonne and Meghan have focussed so successfully on at Kasiisi.

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