We are thrilled that Yvonne Pemberton, Head of Primary at Focus School Biggleswade is set to travel back to Uganda this month. She will spend two weeks teaching at Kigarama and Kasiisi Primary Schools, and will certainly see some changes since her last very successful visit, with her daughter, Meghan, in 2014. We will report on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
At last the rains held off for long enough for our farm road to be completed, watched here by the farm dog, Police. The murrum is down and access is now greatly improved.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We are thrilled that a brand new block of latrines has been completed for the girls of Kiamara Primary School. This is thanks to the generosity of the BFSS, to whom we are very grateful. And there are more latrines to come, in other neighbouring schools, making a significant difference to the health, attendance and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On Sunday 28th February, the Kasiisi Porridge Project was kindly invited by St Mary’s Church, Potton, to have a stall selling Ugandan crafts. £62.62 was raised in a very short space of time, representing a healthy number of mugs of porridge. Thanks are due to Rev. Gill Smith for the suggestion, and to the kind supporters […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Kasiisi Primary School is to enjoy a much-needed new latrine block, and our volunteer teacher Yvonne Pemberton will notice a new block being built in our neighbour, Kigarama School, where she will do some teaching in April.Continue Reading... No Comments.
This new piggery, being inspected by Dr Emily Otali, our Project Director, is near completion, thanks to funds raised by Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, UK.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Ten bags of soya beans have been harvested and dried recently, adding to the variety of crops now cultivated on the school farm.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity have generously funded the creation of a deep drilled well at Kasiisi School Farm which will guarantee clean, accessible water for many years to come. When built, there will be no more time-consuming and expensive carrying of water from barrels, and fetching from the river in the dry season. At last, after […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
These new piglets are in desperate need of a new piggery as space is now becoming a real issue on the school farm. Luckily, funds raised by Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, in the UK have come to the rescue and a brand new piggery is being built.Continue Reading... No Comments.
As part of their Green Schools Initiative, the Guardian’s journalist Matthew Jenkin explores the educational and environmental issues involved in the process of harnessing the power from human waste at Kasiisi Primary School (11 February 2016). See http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/green-schools. The photo here shows children making plastic bottle bricks, filled with soil as part of the biodigester latrine walls, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On 10 December 2015, Queen Anne’s School celebrated the end of term at their annual Carol Service in Dorchester Abbey, near Oxford. It was led by the school’s Chaplain, Reverend Rachel Ross Smith, A collection was taken for the Kasiisi Porridge Project, their appointed charity, totalling an extremely generous £1,856, for which we are very grateful.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We are really delighted to announce that Queen Anne’s School, Caversham near Reading in Berkshire, UK, has adopted the Kasiisi Porridge Project for this academic year. We look forward to publishing information about their fundraising events and amounts raised before long.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Andy, who has come to us through The International Exchange, is spending about a month volunteering with the Kasiisi Project. The objective will be to help ‘sell’ the Project Guesthouse and help ensure we have a steady stream of tourists all year round. This will not only generate income, but it will also help our Ugandan partners support more […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Scholarship students Chris and James help with the mixing of chicken feed.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The first of two latrine blocks due to be built at Kiamara School is nearly finished, thanks to funding from the British and Foreign Schools Society. The work will continue on the rest of this project, involving three schools, over the coming months.Continue Reading... No Comments.