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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.
The Souter Trust, founded by Brian and Wendy Souter, has shown their great confidence in the Kasiisi Porridge Project in the form of an extremely generous grant, for the second time. This one was a cheque of £5000, making a very real difference to the lives of the children of Kasiisi and Kyanyawara Primary Schools. We […]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.
Our egg sales have been so successful that a whole new set of chicks have now been purchased to continue the income generation designed to offset the bill for the children’s daily porridge. An organisation called SCIMP (four churches in Stevenage, UK) have pledged the funds necessary to build a new chicken house, which will […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our three agricultural students are coming to the end of their three month internship. They have helped transform the farm with their enthusiasm and ideas, while learning a lot about the practical aspects of farming in Uganda. We’ve been absolutely delighted to welcome them and hope for a continuing link with their College.Continue Reading... No Comments.
The land is undergoing more and more clearance, with more and more attention being paid to crop cultivation and the use of sustainable practices.Continue Reading... No Comments.
These newborns are adding to the numbers and to the hopes that we are now well on the way to successful pig farming, with another piggery already planned.Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.