Monthly exam results show the impact of boarding at Kasiisi Primary School on student academic achievement. with mean scores increasing from 230 to 296 and boarders moving up an average of 9 positions in class rankings over the first term making admittance to good secondary schools within reach. One girl went from number 26 to number 1 in her class. Day students on average lost 10 places in class rankings
Next month the Conway women, Kathryn, Jessica and Caroline and will do one final 22 mile sponsored walk around Jamestown to raise money to cover the cost of finishing construction and opening the dormitory to another 110 children. If you would like to support their effort there are more details about the walk, why boarding is so important for rural Ugandan children, particularly girls, please click on Go Fund Me.