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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.
Our second group of agriculture student interns Alex, Ezra and Amuza worked on many different aspects of the farm this summer, including mixing chicken feed, as pictured here. Soon we hope to be able to offer accommodation on the farm itself for such groups.Continue Reading... No Comments.
To help make sure that the porridge project will be able to pay for itself in the future, we are planning to seek investment for an ecocampsite near the pretty river which runs along the farm boundary. This is the site that has been identified. We are beginning to clear it now to facilitate the overall design […]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.
This summer, cadets from West Point Military Academy again spent time at Kasiisi. One of their main achievements was to build a biodigester on the school farm. When it is in use in the future it will provide much needed energy through biogas. Thank you West Point!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Using the £1,950 grant from the Scott Bader trust, the Kasiisi School Farm now has a second piggery next to the first (on right). A number of litters have been born over the summer, so this new accommodation is a vital new resource. See the pictures below for the building exterior, and more on the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A generous supporter has donated £500 for more solar panels to add to the ones pictured – so far the only ones we have. The batteries will be mobile and so will be usable on other parts of the farm if necessary, but to begin with the energy will be vital for lighting new chicks. This is a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Peter Stebbings Memorial Charity was founded by a London doctor and his wife in 1977 as a memorial to Hedley Peter Stebbings, a lieutenant in the Royal Regiment of Artillery who was killed in action in Crete in 1941 at the age of 21. This trust has kindly agreed to grant £5000 to the Kasiisi Porridge Project for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Open Gate trust has awarded the Kasiisi Porridge Project a grant of £2,500 towards the further development of the Kasiisi School Farm. Two years ago this trust generously donated the same amount, helping towards the completion of the first chicken house. Now water is needed for the second chicken house. Open Gate’s contribution this […]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.
This grant will be put to good use maintaining the provision of porridge in Term 3 of 2013.Continue Reading... No Comments.