• Plunge for Potton

    Posted on May 5, 2011 by admin in UK Activities.

    Our trustee Ros White embarked on a Plunge For Porridge again, under the auspices of the Harlow Tye Rotary Club. Her abseiling feat took place on 1st May. She raised a fantastic £1200. What a family!!

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  • Fundraising in 2010

    Posted on December 15, 2010 by admin in UK Activities.

    2010 was very busy for the Kasiisi Porridge Project. The gallery below shows a small sample of the year’s activities. All our Christmas Sales 2010 went off successfully. Thank you to everyone who gave their help and support. Here is a small sample of the crafts we sold at our sales – handmade Ugandan baskets […]

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  • Kasiisi Director makes a trip

    Posted on October 24, 2010 by admin in Uganda, Uncategorized.

    In September 2010, our Director, Kate Wrangham-Briggs and her daughter, TV Researcher, Isobel Briggs, spent two weeks working in Kasiisi and Kyanyawara Primary Schools planning the next steps of the Porridge Project with the Kibale Forest Schools and Students Support Programme (formerly AFROKAPS), and making a publicity video (see Home Page). Gallery of their trip: […]

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  • PIBID tooke flour initiative ceremony

    Posted on April 24, 2010 by admin in Uganda, Uncategorized.

    On 19 March 2010, a ceremony was held in Fort Portal to inaugurate the PIBID tooke flour initiative officially. Marching to the Toro Brass Band was followed by entertainment from schools and speeches recording the history and benefits of Tooke Porridge – which was served to the visiting dignitaries, the principal Guest of Honour being […]

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  • Farmland!

    Posted on February 16, 2010 by admin in Uganda, Uncategorized.

    At the end of January we acquired 20 acres of farmland near Kasiisi Primary School. Bordered by a stream on one side, which will greatly aid irrigation, and by a papyrus swamp on another, mixed cash crops are envisaged, to maintain the funding of the Kasiisi Porridge Project well into the future. After the administrative […]

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  • What Happened at Kasiisi in 2009?

    Posted on December 24, 2009 by admin in News, Uganda, Uncategorized.

    1000 children started receiving a daily mug of porridge – their first school meal ever. In February 2009 two trustees visited Kasiisi, painted classrooms, took new footballs and even a trombone. They also saw the great progress made with the buildings onsite, pictured left. In June 2008 a group of Kasiisi Porridge Project trustees and […]

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  • Fundraising in 2009

    Posted on November 27, 2009 by admin in coverage, UK Activities.

    On 29 November 2009 Jennie Linden and Simon Marlow gave a concert for the Kasiisi Porridge Project in Letchworth, helping us raise over £800.  Here they are performing Walton’s Facade: The event was held at Howgills Friends Meeting House, Letchworth, Herts: The concert, performed to a capacity audience, helped raise over £800. This excellent figure […]

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  • New Latrines!

    Posted on February 17, 2009 by admin in News, Uganda, Uncategorized.

    New latrines, funded by the Kitchen Table Charities Trust are more or less complete at Kasiisi Primary School. The splendid new kitchen, built partly with funds raised for the Project by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in London, is also near completion.  

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  • Fundraising in 2008

    Posted on December 23, 2008 by admin in coverage, UK Activities.

    On Tuesday 7th October the BBC 2 programme READY STEADY COOK featured Ugandan banana flour (TOOKE) – the ingredient used to make porridge for the children of Kasiisi. In October 2008, over £90 was raised during the Harvest Service at St Peter’s Church, Wrestlingworth, through the sale of crafts and collection.  Vanilla and ginger biscuits […]

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  • Cadwalader Wickersham and Taft LLP visit

    Posted on July 24, 2008 by admin in Uganda, Uncategorized.

    In June 2008 a group of Kasiisi Porridge Project friends from the UK visited Kasiisi Primary School – charity trustees and lawyers from Cadwalader Wickersham and Taft LLP, the London firm of solicitors that has supported the Kasiisi Porridge Project since it began.

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  • 2008 – Where is your money going?

    Posted on February 24, 2008 by admin in Uganda, Uncategorized.

    Water Latrines       Kitchen Under the leadership of the Charities Committee Chair, Yvette Croucher, Cadwalader have raised over £12,000 for our charity.  A significant proportion of this is being used to build a kitchen, to produce the porridge: Painting of classrooms   Forging links Meetings School letter project Welcome assembly Sport The children […]

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  • Fundraising events in 2007

    Posted on December 27, 2007 by admin in UK Activities.

    £1500 was raised at the Christmas Sale in November 2007      

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  • Fundraisers in 2006

    Posted on October 27, 2006 by admin in UK Activities, Uncategorized.

     

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