A day of visiting schools & sponsored children

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Thursday 24th September – Caroline Lamb has been busy visiting schools and sponsored children. Another early start as the team from Uganda with 2 Brits left at 7.00am – they had done a whistle stop tour of KK staying just 36 hours – they were looking into producing honey commercially...

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A sad departure & a journey enjoyed ….

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Wednesday 23rd September – a sad departure & a journey enjoyed Yesterday the five of us (Caroline now calls us her children) left the sanctuary of The Bishops house, the friends who are firmly ingrained in our hearts, and the beauty of South Sudan.  There were inevitably tears, but warm...

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So the rains have started in Kajo Kaji

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Wednesday 23rd September – Latest news from Caroline in Kajo Kaji Woke today at 4.00pm raining – fell asleep woke at 6.15am raining still and so the rains have started; in fact it was so cool Joseph wore a jumper all day!!!  Lovely for me as UK temperature. I had...

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Clinic opening makes KK county radio

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Hello everyone reading the blog – now it will be me caroline writing as I am the only one left in KK!  The team left at 7.00am and peace descended on the house just Bishop A and Cheryl for breakfast and myself. I had arranged for Fred Taban to come...

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Liwolo Clinic is OPEN!

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The Liwolo Clinic has finally been declared open.  The Bishop’s party which included Diocesan staff, their families, the Cress team as well as college students and others, arrived in a convoy of jeeps which was accompanied for about 2 km by a crowd of well wishers dancing and singing and...

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Inspired to Teach a tremendous success!

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‘Inspired to Teach‘ the book written by Jenny Head and Anne Johns records the history of The College of Sarum St. Michael through fascinating first hand evidence.  The book is a perfect ‘dipping in’ coffee table book to all those interested in education and social and local history. It will be of...

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A busy Sunday in South Sudan

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We all did different things today. Adrian, Caroline and Jeremy went to church in the Cathedral arriving, rather embarrassingly half an hour late. Unusually, and not a little surprisingly, the service had started on time! They managed to get a good 90 minutes of church though so did not miss...

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Fifth Cress Family Day in South Sudan

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Today was the fifth Cress Family Day, and what an exciting day it was.  We arrived, after a short but bumpy ride, at a school to be met by lots of children dancing and singing to welcome us. Caroline was escorted into the hall by the children.  We then had some wonderful singing and speeches of...

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Women’s Enterprise Day is truly inspiring!

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On Thursday 17th September we held the annual Cress Women’s Enterprise Day with 10 women attending from around the local area. The day was brilliantly orchestrated by Golda Poni, the Cress Enterprise Officer in South Sudan. Golda’s story is truly amazing on its own but her success over the past...

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Jeremy & Maggie visit the NEW clinic!

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On Tuesday evening Jeremy and Maggie were driven to Liwolo, about 40km from Romogi where the Cress base camp is staying.  Edward, the Bishop’s driver negotiated the ruts and bumps in the red, dusty roads expertly so they arrived just before dark. During the journey they were able to enjoy the wonderful...

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