Latest Liwolo Clinic News March 31st

Finished Liwolo CRESS clinic

The clinic is to be opened on March 1st – in spite of no real furniture yet ! This is how it currently looks ! The latrine digging has started and will be finished in time for the opening – the local community are funding the latrine. As result of...

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A piggery project!

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I get an email from Joseph asking again if there is anyway we can help Victor Bahati – he is a South Sudanese who felt called to go back and work in South Sudan but left his family in Uganda.  Cress has already tried to find sponsorship for his children...

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It is the little things … we take for granted!

An email from Fred about more costs following his wife’s cataract operation.  She cannot bend or lift this means she cannot – carry water on her head, cultivate her fields so therefore provide food for the children.  She can’t cook because this is done by putting a saucepan over a wood...

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Local schools doing their bit for Cress

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Broad Chalke Primary School Fund Raising :  this was amazing with £571 raised from 2 classes – the aim was to buy games kit for children and a printer for a school.  As this figure was so much larger than we expected I was able to give £200 to Fred...

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Fred’s wife has had her cataract operation

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Today Fred’s wife Peres has had her cataract operation – Fred sent photos of the hospital she is in in Arua and it looks OK – sheets, pillow, gowns all clean.  In Liwolo in the old “ hospital” there are none of these items – we hope her eyesight is...

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Caroline sending updates from New Wine …

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I am now at New Wine but fortunately there is internet so I have been able to work with Joseph sending emails to and fro – he is busy getting quotations for many items  including  solar systems – bibles (through Becky Sedgwick and friends there is £300 to spend on...

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Great news, Joseph is much better

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Excellent news, Joseph is better and is able to attend his daughter Sylvi’s open day – Syliva is sponsored by the Heaven family – she is a very able young woman and goes to one of the top secondary schools in Kampala and is top of her class!

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Malaria is a common occurence

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We have just heard from Joseph that he has malaria and is in a lot of pain – this is a regular occurrence for everyone in South Sudan or East Africa.  They spot it straight away and then take action immediately as this is usually the serious form that affects...

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The difference solar power can make!

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Caroline has received email from Joseph saying Gary Ion was driving to Kajo Keji and could bring the solar panels and batteries back so could I send the money, which of course she did!  We transfer money via Western Union – an excellent system so simple and quick with very low charges; £4,000 costing just...

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Tom Clarke raises over £6,000 for Cress – WoW!

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We have received an email from Tom Clarke who finished his stage of the tour de France – this is what he says:  I am half way back in France. Ste and I are staying in champagne for some r and r. The soft beds are a contrast to the...

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