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.
Among the crops thriving on the Kasiisi School farm are matoke (banana) trees and (so far very small) mango trees. Now David is experimenting with mushrooms too. This variety should not only be good for sales, and therefore for subsidising porridge, but also for attracting visitors and students of good and interesting farming practices.Continue Reading... No Comments.
David gets some help with his work while passing on valuable information to another of our Project schools, Kigarama Primary School.Continue Reading... No Comments.
This generous Church has given us another wonderful donation. We thank all those involved in the collection of £150 this Christmas.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Ainsley Harriott and Natalie Lowe during their final dance Photo: BBC. Our Patron Ainsley became the fourth contestant to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing 2015. Afterwards, he said about the show: “It’s been absolutely amazing. I’m sad that it can’t continue… but it wasn’t meant to be.” You were great Ainsley!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Shelton Lower School, in Bedfordshire, had a Harvest Festival “copper collection” to pay for porridge for the children of Kasiisi, raising £26.35. Thank you!Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Peter Stebbings Memorial Trust has granted the Kasiisi Porridge Project sufficient funds to build an underground water tank which will allow storage of enough water throughout the year for the needs of the farm and the people working on it, for at least 20 years. Work will start soon, despite this being the rainy […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Following the grant from this Charity towards the construction of the Volunteers’ accommodation on the Kasiisi School Farm, they have now awarded us over £10,000 to construct a 20-metre drilled well intended to guarantee clean, accessible water for 20 years minimum, avoiding time-consuming and expensive labour carrying water from barrels, and fetching from the river in the dry […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our patron Ainsley Harriott eased his way into Week 4 of the BBC Strictly Come Dancing competition, with his partner, Australian professional, Natalie Lowe. But it is no easy task, so we offer our many congratulations and our best wishes for the next steps!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Building has started at Kiamara Primary School – there will be five new latrines, resulting from the grant awarded by the British and Foreign School Society, to whom we are very grateful.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thanks to a grant of £5000 from the British and Foreign School Society to the Kasiisi Porridge Project, we are beginning to build girl-friendly latrines at Kiamara, Kasenda and Nyabweya primary schools. Work has already begun on the first ones.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Southill Lower School in Bedfordshire chose our project for their Harvest Festival fundraising. This small school raised £45.75 for us. Thank you to the children, their teachers and their families.Continue Reading... No Comments.