The Kasiisi Project (Girls Support Program)

Since 1997, the Kasiisi Project has aided education in and around Kibale National Park in rural western Uganda, East Africa. Founded initially as a link between the research-based Kibale Chimpanzee Project and the local community, the Kasiisi Project now works with several research groups in and around the park to target critical issues for the survival of the forest and support of the local population. We support early childhood education, promote conservation and health education, provide daily school lunches, train teachers, encourage literacy through libraries and computer usage, fund secondary school and college scholarships, and address the special needs of girls.

Scholars and their Parents or Guardians

Scholars and their Parents or Guardians
Photo from Progress Report 'Support a DREAM !' (view small | med | large | orig)

Emily Otali new project director

Emily Otali new project director
Photo from Progress Report 'Girl Rising Premier in Uganda at Kasiisi Project School, New Project Director and Promotional Video' (view small | med | large | orig)

Headmistress and Emily Otali

Headmistress and Emily Otali
Photo from Progress Report 'Girl Rising Premier in Uganda at Kasiisi Project School, New Project Director and Promotional Video' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girl Rising Film Viewing

Girl Rising Film Viewing
Photo from Progress Report 'Girl Rising Premier in Uganda at Kasiisi Project School, New Project Director and Promotional Video' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girl Rising Film at Rweterra School

Girl Rising Film at Rweterra School
Photo from Progress Report 'Girl Rising Premier in Uganda at Kasiisi Project School, New Project Director and Promotional Video' (view small | med | large | orig)

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