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.

Showing younger children how to hand wash

Showing younger children how to hand wash
Photo from Progress Report 'Sanitary Pads and Health Talks Keep Ugandan Girls' (view small | med | large | orig)

Hand Washing

Hand Washing
Photo from Progress Report 'Sanitary Pads and Health Talks Keep Ugandan Girls' (view small | med | large | orig)

Making life skills signs

Making life skills signs
Photo from Progress Report 'Summer Volunteers and more!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Learning how to use sanitary pads

Learning how to use sanitary pads
Photo from Progress Report 'Summer Volunteers and more!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls receiving new underwear

Girls receiving new underwear
Photo from Progress Report 'Summer Volunteers and more!' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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