The Marr-Munning Trust has pledged another generous grant, to be spread over 2014 and 2015. This time their funds are destined to help with the provision of porridge itself. The £2000 for each of the two years will be of enormous help while the farm is developing and becoming more financially independent. Marr-Munning have supported us for a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A generous donor has given her childhood collection of pigs, made from everything from glass to porcelain, to the Kasiisi Porridge Project. They have added great charm and interest to our recent craft sales and more than half these vintage pig figurines have already found new homes.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our three Christmas sales in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, (in Buckden High St, St Mary’s Church Ashwell and Sutton Church), brought us a total of £552. Thank you to all those who supported our efforts.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Year 11 students at Cambridge International School showed great selling expertise at their lunchtime Christmas Fair on 1st Dec. Their enthusiasm and commitment were handsomely rewarded – they sold £126 worth of Ugandan crafts, and we are very grateful to them and the buyers.Continue Reading... No Comments.
On 11 January 2013 we announced that SCIMP (a multi-church project in Stevenage, Herts, UK) had chosen the KPP as its charity of the year. With the £5000 that their generous congregations raised, we have built a new 4-room chicken house on the Kasiisi School Farm. On Sat. and Sun. 21/22 Sept, no fewer than 7 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
£435 was taken at our stall which was part of the Sutton Flower Show in Bedfordshire, UK, on 21 and 22 September. Moet donated a magnum of champagne which boosted the number of raffle tickets sold. Our thanks go to them, and to all who supported the weekend efforts.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thorne’s Poultry Centre, in Hertfordshire, UK (http://www.thornespoultrycentre.co.uk/) has raised £79.23 for the Kasiisi Chicken Appeal by encouraging their customers to put their spare change in to a charity box. A big thank you to Karl Laming, who runs the Centre, and who has replaced his full box with another empty one. By Christmas there should be […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Come and visit our stall opposite All Saints Church, Sutton, Bedfordshire on Saturday 21st or Sunday 22nd September. We’ll be there all day, both days. This time you could win a magnum of champagne, or, for that unique present choose something from amazing Ugandan vanilla to a miniature pig! We also have a brand new range of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Students at Sawston Village College in Cambridgeshire, specifically Form Group 7JR, have raised £100 to help the Buy A Chicken campaign which we started earlier this year. At £1 per chick, they have enabled us to buy 10% of the new batch. Thank you to them and their teacher Jeremy Reed for their hard work for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
As part of the British National Garden Scheme in June, Liz and Richard Whitlock opened their Bedfordshire garden to the public and held activities which raised some £700 in an afternoon. There were cake, plant and craft sales, a raffle and a local choir offering traditional songs in this very beautiful setting (see pic below).Continue Reading... No Comments.
With the help of this brave teacher / goalkeeper and a number of other imaginative fundraising activities, led by the School Council (see picture below), the students of Denbigh High School, Luton raised £390, helping to pay for a large proportion of the newly purchased chickens at Kasiisi School Farm. Handing over the charity boxes to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Helen and Kurban Abji requested their guests to donate to the Kasiisi Porridge Project instead of giving them a birthday present at their joint 70th in June. Helen is Chair of Governors at both Challney Boys and Denbigh High School, Luton – who again raised funds for us this year. We greatly appreciate this generous […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Hitchin Language Centre in Hertfordshire, where Kate W-B is a tutor, held a raffle and sold crafts for the Kasiisi Porridge Project during its party in June to celebrate 20 years of existence. Over £200 was given to the project as a result – and a great result it was.Continue Reading... No Comments.
After only 8 days Hugh Wrangham (left) and Andy Mays arrived in Prague having cycled 870 miles from Paris through some of the wettest weather in years in Germany and the Czech Republic. Hugh still described it as “one of the best things I have ever done”. And one thing he’s done is raise nearly £1,400 for the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Richard and Liz Whitlock’s Open Garden in Mill End, Wrestlingworth, SG19 2EZ is open from 2.00 – 6.00 pm on Sunday 16 June in aid of the National Garden Scheme and the Kasiisi Porridge Project. A large and fascinating 13 acre garden. Well worth a visit!Continue Reading... No Comments.