Update on situation in South Sudan

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The following has been taken from an update sent out by The Sudan Link, part of the Diocese of Salisbury and written by The Revd. Jane Shaw. It is an accurate account and we thought should be shared with you. More fighting: Government forces have attacked and taken Maiwut (Upper Nile),...

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At last a truck for CRESS staff

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At last, CRESS comes of age and we have purchased a long awaited for and needed double cab silver 4 wheel drive truck, which Fred Taban managed to find in Kampala.   This cab will be used for taking supplies and people into the huge refugee camps. Also, it provides...

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Joseph Aba’s father sadly passed

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We have received extremely sad news that Joseph Aba’s father has sadly passed, a man that was regarded as the Grandfather of CRESS. Burials are taken extremely seriously and are significant events in Africa. He died peacefully in Kampala and the body will be transported back to the home village of...

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Tom Clarke top personal fundraiser

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On Sunday 16th July 2017 Tom Clarke the nephew of Caroline Lamb cycled his second stage of the Tour de France, having tackled his first for CRESS back in 2015 when he raising over £7,000. Tom finished in under seven hours putting him in the top 1,000, a huge achievement...

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A sad farewell to Andrew Robertson

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After 18 months of working with CRESS, Andrew Robertson is stepping down as UK Operations Manager to pursue further opportunities. He has visited the people of Kajo Keji twice in that time and has also been working to improve the systems here in the UK end of the charity. Andrew...

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Knighton Manor Open Day

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All money raised at the Knighton Manor Open Day will go towards the September 2017 trip to the South Sudanese Refugees living the camps in Uganda. The main focus will be to help women and young girls with menstrual health an area often overlooked. We will carry out new underwear...

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Leadership retreat

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Our leadership retreat concluded today. After breakfast, we met to discuss CRESS business and finalise our report, and then Bishop Emmanuel led us in an informal service of Holy Communion down by the lake. This was a memorable occasion when thanks was given for all the CRESS supporters in the UK, and prayers were...

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The land between

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Tuesday 4th July 2017 Last night we kicked off our time together with a leadership training session using the Biblical example of the Israelites in the desert between Egypt and Canaan. They were literally in “The Land Between” and we identified the similarities with the South Sudanese people being a...

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Planning for arrival of the Bishops!

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Monday 3rd April 2017 Fred Taban and I spent the morning planning a programme and preparing for the arrival of Bishop Emmanuel (Patron of CRESS) and Bishop Joseph (Executive Chairman of CRESS) who are arriving in Entebbe this afternoon. The next two days will be spent in business meetings, discussing...

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