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In February 2013, and for the second time in two years, the World Church and World Mission Group, Elders, and Church Meeting of St Columba’s United Reformed Church in Cambridge voted to donate £500 to the Kasiisi Porridge Project to help with our work.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Headteacher Lydia Kasenene shows off a well deserved trophy. Kasiisi Primary School came second in the 2012 Kabarole District School League Table. It’s hard not to believe that a daily school meal was a contributory factor! Congratulations to all the children and teachers.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Biggleswade Rotary Club have supported the Kasiisi Porridge Project for a number of years. In January 2013, they invited Kate to address them for the fifth time, to update them on the progress of the school farm. They were pleased to hear how the project is moving from food aid to farm aid, and presented the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bonnie Lei from Harvard University, has just spent a highly successful two weeks at Kasiisi with a group of fellow undergraduates, planning to put in place a School Farm Club, with the active support of students from the Mountains of the Moon University in Fort Portal, pictured with her here. 50 pupils – half girls half boys […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Good News!! We have finally been able to purchase and transport a boar to our piggery, to join our 6 young sows. The ban on animal movement owing to African swine fever in the district, imposed last July, has at last been lifted. The boar made it safely to his new home. He is a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Individual Christmas contributions amounting to £549 have been received by the Kasiisi Porridge Project this Christmas. We sincerely thank all these people, along with our regular donors who have Standing Orders with us. Anyone wishing to set up a Standing Order for a monthly or quarterly donation to the project is invited to email the Director for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Just one term’s fundraising at the Cambridge International Prep School has produced another wonderful amount. In the Autumn Term 2012, the children and staff raised £559.53 for us. We are still their main school charity, for which we are very grateful.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Once again, the RSPB Volunteering Development Dept voted to pass on a donation to the Kasiisi Porridge Project instead of buying Christmas cards. The department’s Christmas present to us this year was £52.63.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pat’s fundraising walk through Spain has been featured in The Biggleswade Chronicle! Read the article on The Chronicle’s websiteContinue Reading... No Comments.
The congregation of St Nicholas Church in the tiny Hertfordshire village of Hinxworth have been kind enough to donate £50 of the funds raised in 2012 to the KPP.Continue Reading... No Comments.
King Edward VI High School for Girls in Edgbaston has supported the KPP yet again. This time they have raised £345.40 in one day, through donations made by each student wishing to wear home clothes at school. Thank you!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thanks to lawyer Jane Desnoyers, a longstanding KPP supporter, who accompanied a KPP team to Uganda in 2008, the London law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP has adopted the Kasiisi Porridge Project as their charity for 2012/2013. They have already donated £3,765.30, resulting from their 2012 fundraising.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Pilgrim Pat Smith has raised £5000 for the Kasiisi Porridge Project, of which he is a Trustee. His month-long walk to Santiago de Compostela the hard way (no hotels) will feed our two schools for a term and a half. This has come at a particularly good time, because although several hundred pounds are coming in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hannah Durden not only completed the Iron Man Challenge in August 2012, an incredible feat in itself, but was the second woman to finish. She raised £1656 for our project. Many congratulations, Hannah.Continue Reading... No Comments.
As the school farm develops, and porridge continues to be provided, it seems a good moment to record some of the sources of our recent funds. Money comes from many generous individuals, and also from a wide variety of organisations. Donations which have been made by groups and trusts over the last two years are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.