New Latrine to Help Keep Girls in School

Latrines are of critical importance for education – as important, if not more important than desks, classrooms, books, and libraries – and they are especially important for girls’ education. There are many reasons why older Ugandan girls miss school, but lacking washing facilities and privacy at school is an important reason why girls stay home during their menstrual periods. We … Read More

New Borehole Brings Clean Water to School and 1,500 People

The Kasiisi Project was thrilled to recently assist Iruhuura Primary School with constructing a borehole to supply the school with clean water. Iruhuura is one of 16 Kibale Forest Schools Program (KFSP) schools and currently enrolls 503 students (221 girls, 282 boys) in Levels P1-P7 (ages 4-14). In 2023, Iruhuura was also one of the top-​performing schools for delivering health and conservation … Read More