Report from Joseph Aba

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The following is a report and latest update from  Joseph Aba which we hope you will find of interest. Liwolo Clinic Prior to massive exodus of the people out of Kajo-keji to Uganda and others to internal displaced persons camps (IDPs), a lot of progress has been made in providing health...

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Helping where we can

Canon Henry

Being a small charity enables us to be extremely flexible in our approach and how we spend funds generously given to CRESS. Recently, Canon Henry, had his children’s school fees stolen and we were able to pay this for him. Below is his response. Dear my Beloved Sister in Christ...

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We take welfare seriously


This is an email that Caroline sent to Joseph Aba only today. At CRESS we take the welfare of our team extremely seriously and do all we can to take care of them. Dear Joseph  I am aware that life for you as a church leader life and ministry is...

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Clinic will reopen and latest news


  The Liwolo Clinic, since opening in September 2015 has provided health care to a community of over 40,000 people. It has been used by UN staff and Chinese who worked with the UN on the three bridges in Kaya, Koni and Kayibo. The First Commissioner and other government dignitaries...

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Voice of Hope

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The piece below has been taken from the Voice of Hope Newsletter of the Diocese of Kajo-Keji, You can download the newsletter here. Owing to the most recent conflicts in Kajo-Keji County and the severe humanitarian and refugee crisis that have followed in January and February, at least 98% of...

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The impact of CRESS education programme


Sylvia Poni is about 18 years old now – she is the smiling young woman on the far right of the picture in the black and white flower skirt and is the daughter of Joseph Abba.  Sylvia came to Uganda in 2011 and when she started primary school could not...

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Round up of latest news


Seven weeks ago the CRESS office moved out of Romoggi and to Arua in Uganda where Fred Taban found a three-roomed building and negotiated a good rental price. This has now been paid for the first six months and the office has reopened. There is good internet and some solar...

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Refugee situation in Rhino Camp


Report from Fred Taban: Refugee From South Sudan and based in Rhino camp Arua Northern Uganda and working for CRESS It is now 6 weeks ago that we were forced to evacuate from our peaceful Kajo-Keji to practically not knowing where to! 26/01/2017 will forever remain a day to recall...

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Fabulous evening of music in aid of CRESS

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On Saturday evening (4th March) we were treated to a fabulous evening of music from Sapori Vocali featuring and showcasing young emerging artists. Singers Alexandra Frazer, Harriet Mulchrone and John Holland accompanied by Jingle Lau on piano entertained the Breamore audience with classics from Handel, Mozart and Schubert through to...

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Humphrey Rose running marathon in aid of CRESS


In 2 weeks time, Humphrey Rose will run the Barcelona marathon in aid of CRESS. Barcelona Marathon – 12 March 2017 Humphrey, 27, works in consulting and has been eyeing up a second marathon having run London in 2015. He was inspired to run for CRESS having met Fred and...

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