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Last week, the new crusher, bought with the grant from St James’s Foundation Trust, was successfully set up. It works well and will make a big difference to the cost of chicken feed. We will be arranging for more training for everyone working on the farm in the near future. See this video and the photos too. MVI_0100Continue Reading... No Comments.
Since its formation in 1992, St James’s Place Foundation has aimed to make a positive and lasting change to the lives of children and young people. Cherishing Children is still their largest focus area, and they have generously given the Kasiisi Porridge Project the sum of £2,500. These funds will be used to purchase a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Yvonne Pemberton, who leads a small primary school, of 61 pupils, as part of Focus School, Biggleswade Campus returned to Kasiisi in March. She was struck by the progress that had been made in many of the KFSP projects since she was there in July 2014. For example, Kasiisi Primary School has new latrines and […]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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On 15 May, the Focus School students told the KPP Director about their run, and heard more about the Kasiisi Porridge Project. Then, under Yvonne Pemberton’s supervision, the winners of the run presented her with a cheque for £1549.10. What an extraordinary amount! The other winners here of course are the children of Kasiisi as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We are delighted to receive the second tranche of our £4000 grant from the Marr-Munning Trust. This £2000 is significant not only in terms of providing a term’s worth of porridge for 1500 children, but frees up other funds to continue the vital development of the school farm and related initiatives.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Souter Charitable Trust, founded and run by Sir Brian and Lady Souter, have kindly awarded the Kasiisi Porridge Project the sum of £2000 to continue our work on the feeding programme. We are very grateful to them, and happy that they have had confidence in us for the third time.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our top supporter school, the Cambridge International School, in the village of Little Abington, just south of Cambridge UK, produced no less than £515 from their 2014 Christmas collection and sales of breaktime bacon rolls. This is truly a great school, funding many mugs of porridge, again! Thank you.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Several hundred pounds have been given again to our Project by Drs David and Emily Riss (parents of Caroline Riss, Project Director at Kasiisi until a few years ago) – as a result of their pumpkin sales from their farm in New Hampshire, USA. They kindly put together this collage – thank you to them both […]Continue Reading... No Comments.