P.O. Box 28330, Kampala

About Us

Karibu International School (KIS)

Is a private mixed boarding and day primary school located in Iganga district in Uganda. The school also has a thriving nursery/preschool cohort run using the Montessori model.

Our ethos is to educate and maintain discipline in our students necessary to create well-mannered young adults at the point when they leave ready for high school or college. This is never at the expense of the child’s sense of contentment.

As a school, we believe that the calming culture of care and happiness, charged with curiosity and investigative drive contributes to the success of our children.  We offer our students the essential ingredients necessary to develop into well-rounded wholesome individuals.


To provide holistic education.


The Future Today.

Our Mission

“To excite and challenge young minds, foster curiosity and promote creativity with a progressive approach towards excellence in a supportive environment.”


God Fearing: We take a close interest in the children’s pastoral welfare, fostering a sense of belonging and self-confidence through warm, positive relationships and close links with parents and home – a true family.

Respect: Our Children are taught to treat everyone with respect and treat people with dignity.

Care: To demonstrate care for others.

Honest and integrity: To demonstrate honesty and self-respect.

Responsibility: To take responsibility for one’s actions

Perseverance: To demonstrate perseverance. We encourage children to develop broad skills with many opportunities for exploration, creativity and activity

Drive: Excellence is a habit, not a goal. We welcome a challenge with enthusiasm and go above and beyond the call of duty because it’s who we are.