January 2018 Prayer Itinerary

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Map

Please pray For safety, good health, smooth on-time flights, safe travel on passable roads ! good visits, discussions and decisions. On Friday 12th January Caroline, Fiona and Becky will be heading out on the first trip of 2018. They will be spending time with Bishop Joseph, the CRESS team in Aura...

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Christmas Meal 2017

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Christmas Angel

Wellspring kindly collected £500 for Bishop Joseph and Fred Taban to use for a Christmas Day meal. Below you can read the email and photos received from Joseph. Email from Joseph Dear Caroline In behalf of my family and in my own behalf, we do not know how we can...

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Update and latest news: next trip looms

children of the IDP camp

Update on behind the scenes activity Founder and CEO of CRESS Caroline Lamb is busy preparing for her next trip back to Uganda and departs on Friday 12th January. She has a long list of items to pack and we hope it will fit in the suitcases being taken.  Five laptops...

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In case you missed it: September trip roundup

CRESS Trip September 2017

Back in September, you may remember that Caroline Lamb along with Jonathan Cullis, Jane Guy, Jane Poggo (Bishop Poggo’s wife) visited Northern Uganda and travelled the four hour journey into South Sudan to visit the Internally Displaced Person’s Camps (IDP). In case you haven’t seen the trip report, you can find...

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Trauma Training in Imvepi Camp

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Trauma Healing Training Imvepi Camp

In December a trauma training event took place in Imvepi Camp, those who attended wishing for it to be repeated in all camps. Below we share with you Joseph’s email to Caroline following the event. Dear Caroline, I would to sincerely appreciate and thank you for the support of trauma...

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The meeting of Bishops

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Susan Omba

The photos shared below are not of the best quality but we believe give you a flavour of the event last week and the meeting of Bishops. Signing of communiqué Six bishops at Emmanuel church Bidi Bidi Archbishop Paul leading Devotion Susan Omba presenting women needs to the Archbishop Service at...

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Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province meeting

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Archbishop Paul

Last week the Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province gathered in Arua, the purpose of the meeting to chart ways for peace in the face of ever-increasing violence. The role of CRESS Bishops Joseph and Emmanuel with Fred Taban were charged with overseeing the arrangements for a successful conference. It...

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Interviews by Caroline Lamb

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese

During her September trip, Caroline Lamb made short interview video clips to help raise awareness of the situation she was experiencing. You can view a collection below.  

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Women’s Sanitary Health Project

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - Clinic Staff + UK team + CRESS Uganda team

Thanks to the amazing response to our request for new pairs of ladies’ underwear pants the CRESS team took out just under 1,000 pairs in September. These will be given out to the women who attend the CRESS re-usable sanitary pad project in refugee and IDP camps. The women who...

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It feels like we are starting again

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese

CRESS has a good track record in its work but after founder and CEO Caroline Lamb visited in September she feels like we are starting again. CRESS chooses to see this as starting afresh by getting a new, fit team together. The challenges are enormous: there are no schools, no government,...

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