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These piglets – the first on Kasiisi School Farm – arrived the same day as Pat and Liz. They are all healthy and doing well. We have named the proud mum “Nan” after nonagenarian Nan Sutton who has kindly contributed to her upkeep!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pat and his wife Liz spent two weeks in May on a hugely busy site visit to the schools and the farm. Here they are participating in a special KFSP Board of Directors meeting at the farm discussing the Kasiisi Porridge Project’s progress and future plans.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The KPP has received £500 from the Father O’Mahony Memorial Trust. This second grant is greatly appreciated and demonstrates the faith the trust has in our project.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The project received £500 from the Bower Charitable Trust in March. This money will go towards the much-needed construction of accommodation on the farm site for workers and volunteers.Continue Reading... No Comments.
24 year old Hugh Wrangham plans to cycle 1400 kilometres from Paris to Prague, taking 12 days maximum. No luxury – he’ll sleep in his tent on the way. If you would like to support him, his Just Giving Page is: www.justgiving.com/paris2prague. Thank you!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Evelyne, Paninah and Ester, seen here with two of the farm labourers, are agricultural students from RUCID (Rural Community in Development) on a 3 month internship at the Kasiisi School Farm. They are proving to be a valuable asset to the farm, while furthering their own training at the same time.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Now that our six sows are pregnant, we will be needing more space for the piglets, so we have the beginnings of a new, brick-built piggery. It’s only just starting, and we need more investment to complete it, but we hope that will happen before long.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Greens grown on the farm keep the hens healthy and their yolks yellow.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Keith helps the farm workers with the latest harvest. A huge amount of clearing and cultivating over the last few months has led to this moment.Continue Reading... No Comments.
They are pictured here with our Peace Corps volunteer, Keith Miller. To read what the US Ambassador to Uganda thought of the farm, and to see more pictures, go to his Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.442884272471589.1073741850.118029964957023&type=3Continue Reading... No Comments.
Ambassador Delisi engages the attention of pupils at Kasiisi Primary School during his much anticipated visit to the school last week. He was joined by the Member of Parliament from Burahya County, the LC Five Kabarole District, the Town Clerk, Community Elders, the Reverend Kasiisi Church, Kasiisi Project Head Teachers,he KFSP Board of Directors and the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Esther Kanyansuzi, our new Assistant Field Director, and James Amanyire, our Accountant, ready to greet Ambassador and Mrs Delisi when they visited Kasiisi Primary School on 8 April.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We have been fortunate enough to receive a grant of £500 from the Bower Trust. These funds will be put towards much needed accommodation on the farm for workers and volunteers.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The children of Dunton Lower School, Bedfordshire raised over £150 for our “BUY A CHICK” campaign. This was the result of some very hard work, so we are very grateful to all concerned.Continue Reading... No Comments.
In preparation for his trip to Kasiisi later this month, Pat visited the National Trust’s Wimpole Hall Home Farm and was shown round the chicken farm by Richard Sugar, learning about their accommodation, diet, laying habits and many other aspects of good husbandry.Continue Reading... No Comments.