Kasiisi Project Updates


Kasiisi Project Celebrates Earth Day, World Malaria Day and New Partnerships

Earth Day 350 students from all 14 Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program schools gathered together  at Nyabweya Primary School to celebrate Earth Day. The students showcased their Wildlife Club Activities to each other, about 150 parents and representatives of local … Continue reading

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Do you talk about the impact of climate change?

With the Trump administration apparently dismantling renewable energy programs you may be interested in the NY Times article on which of us are concerned about climate change – and it does not fall out along party lines. Not hard to … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Scholar in new program using dogs to search for ivory at Entebbe Airport

Kasiisi Scholar Imelda Imetur, is working at Entebbe Airport as one of two dog handlers (both women) searching for illegal ivory in bags leaving Uganda. Click here to see the movie! Imelda, who foll0wed high school with a spell in … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings and Thank You

HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND BEST WISHES FOR A WONDERFUL NEW YEAR The Kasiisi Project and the Kibale Forest Schools’ Program thank  everyone who supported us in 2016. Special thanks go to our major funders: The Disney Conservation Fund, Columbus Zoo, Cleveland … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Sponsored Termite Mound at Ngamba Island Sanctuary

    Thanks to generous funding from   Columbus Zoo a new, Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program sponsored “Termite Mound”, has been built at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Lake Victoria. The tubes in the mound are filled with honey and … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Primary School at the Uganda National Spelling Bee

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. Thanks to Barbara Stevens, … Continue reading

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Kasiisi Schools Rock in Regional Spelling Bee

The regional spelling bee competitions were held in Fort Portal last weekend. 20 school teams competed of which 13 were Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools Program schools, entering for the first time. Kasiisi, Komyampere, Kasenda and Kyakatara schools were included in … Continue reading

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Women and Conservation

I had the great honor to be invited to be one of 8 speakers at a meeting dedicated to Women and Wildlife Conservation hosted by Otterbein University  in Columbus, Ohio. “Finding Your Voice- inspirational stories from women who protect wildlife … Continue reading

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Not Just About Chimpanzees

While the Kasiisi Project/Kibale Forest Schools’ Program environmental education projects are still deeply concerned with the conservation of Kibale National Park’s chimpanzees, we recognise that all ecosystems are linked,  and thanks to generous funding from the International Elephant Foundation, The … Continue reading

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Hungry Orphans – a cost of the illegal trade in chimpanzees

Ngamba Island Sanctuary in Lake Victoria provides a home and care for chimpanzees rescued from the  illegal market in threatened apes. Captured  for zoos, research and  the  pet trade, on average 10 adult chimpanzees are killed for each infant caught. … Continue reading

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