Uganda Feb 2015

Hello everyone Here we are again in Uganda I am here with Adrian Burholt who has the grand title of Strategic Adviser – we worked on documents on the flight and then this morning at the lovely Lake Victoria Hotel We had stayed the night in a simple guest house...

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January 2015

Monday 26th January Just met with Susan Thayer and she is keen to sponsor a child having heard about CRESS at Broadchalke School – she says that everytime she hears what life is like in South Sudan and how little money is needed to make a difference she has a...

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Fred Taban


Everyone who met Fred Taban during his recent week-long stay in Broad Chalke found him to be a charming man and a very eloquent speaker. When I met him on New Year’s Eve he told me something about his early life and his work in South Sudan. He was born...

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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!


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


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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