Kasiisi Primary School at the Uganda National Spelling Bee


The Kasiisi Team – Regan, Gloria and Daphine

Kasiiisi Primary School competing against 19 other schools nationwide, reached the final 8 in the Uganda National Spelling Bee competition. The students traveled to Kampala with their parents and with Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program personnel.


Kasiisi Project contestants, parents, coaches and the Kibale Forest Schools Program support team in Kampala

Daphine competing

Daphine competing in Kampala

Thanks to Barbara Stevens, Kasiisi Project Literacy Director, everyone also went to see Queen of Katwe – a great new Disney movie, based on a true story about a girl from the Kampala slums who became a chess champion – we highly recommend it. The  wonderful film maker Mira Nair  has produced another beautiful film.


Kasiisi amd Kompyampere ( District winner of the Local Language Competition) school teams   with their coaches



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