Just one term’s fundraising at the Cambridge International Prep School has produced another wonderful amount. In the Autumn Term 2012, the children and staff raised £559.53 for us. We are still their main school charity, for which we are very grateful.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Once again, the RSPB Volunteering Development Dept voted to pass on a donation to the Kasiisi Porridge Project instead of buying Christmas cards. The department’s Christmas present to us this year was £52.63.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bedfordshire’s St. Mary’s Church, Potton, has donated £125 to the KPP. In addition, its associated Mother Toddler Group, FIRST STEPS, has raised another £100 for our project.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Stevenage Churches Inter-denominational Mission Project has selected the Kasiisi Porridge Project as its charity for 2013. Following the success of the 500 hens which have been producing up to 450 eggs a day, SCIMP have agreed to raise £5000 over the next few months to cover the cost of building two more chicken house […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pat’s fundraising walk through Spain has been featured in The Biggleswade Chronicle! Read the article on The Chronicle’s websiteContinue Reading... No Comments.
The congregation of St Nicholas Church in the tiny Hertfordshire village of Hinxworth have been kind enough to donate £50 of the funds raised in 2012 to the KPP.Continue Reading... No Comments.
King Edward VI High School for Girls in Edgbaston has supported the KPP yet again. This time they have raised £345.40 in one day, through donations made by each student wishing to wear home clothes at school. Thank you!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thanks to lawyer Jane Desnoyers, a longstanding KPP supporter, who accompanied a KPP team to Uganda in 2008, the London law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP has adopted the Kasiisi Porridge Project as their charity for 2012/2013. They have already donated £3,765.30, resulting from their 2012 fundraising.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pilgrim Pat Smith has raised £5000 for the Kasiisi Porridge Project, of which he is a Trustee. His month-long walk to Santiago de Compostela the hard way (no hotels) will feed our two schools for a term and a half. This has come at a particularly good time, because although several hundred pounds are coming in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hannah Durden not only completed the Iron Man Challenge in August 2012, an incredible feat in itself, but was the second woman to finish. She raised £1656 for our project. Many congratulations, Hannah.Continue Reading... No Comments.
As the school farm develops, and porridge continues to be provided, it seems a good moment to record some of the sources of our recent funds. Money comes from many generous individuals, and also from a wide variety of organisations. Donations which have been made by groups and trusts over the last two years are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Harvard student Bonnie Lei (second from left) has taken up the cause of our Ugandan children’s nutrition. Among the 8 members of her team is Dominic Akandwanaho, Kasiisi pupil turned Harvard scholar. In the picture we have Josh, Bonnie, Clara, Bernadette, Rachel, Kenneth, Dominic. We look forward to hearing your progress, Bonnie and team! Here is what […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We have 3 stalls coming up in time for Christmas, offering a wide selection of beautiful new crafts from Uganda, as well as other treats. Here is your choice: 1. Saturday 1st December in St Mary’s Church, Ashwell, Herts, SG7 5QQ. the Christmas Fair is from 9.00 am – 1.00 pm. See http://www.stmarysashwell.org.uk/contacts/whereweare.htm for details […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Kasiisi Project biodigester is now producing methane! These flames will soon be used to cook the porridge. Below is a picture of the biodigester before it was finished, waiting for the wall made of water bottles to be constructed. The biodigester was built by Engineer Vianney and his team, and students from West Point Military […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Well, Liz and I are back in the UK! We spent a few days in Santiago resting and eating and meeting old friends as they came into the city. We also attended mass at the Cathedral and saw the terrifying thurible experience. The Youtube clip below shows it in action. It is seen here from […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.