Last day before Caroline heads home

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Last day! Another cool night and morning – guests come and go in this simple guest house but the staff are good and the place is quiet with a number of missionaries also using it. Yesterday the three of us (myself, Fred and Joseph) spent the day at Lake Victoria...

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Latest news from Uganda

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This comes from Uganda – I sit typing and Joseph and Fred sit with their Coca-Colas watching the big screen of some African Football game – they are very happy. This morning when I woke up at Emmanuel’s house I thought more about the service yesterday and the hidden messages...

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A long Sunday for Caroline

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  I am fairly sure if I asked anyone of you to guess how long the service lasted today (Sunday 15th January 2017) you would get it WRONG! At the end, even the Africans and the charming Bishop of Lomega said it was too long. I am going to send...

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A bonkers African day

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Well today was one of those “bonkers African days’ as Adrian likes to call them! It is now 8.30pm and I am finally back lying on my bed typing – there are over 100 people in this house ready for tomorrow so the ear plugs later and my iPod are...

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Update from Caroline – Friday 13 January

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Another early start from the lovely guest house. The faithful Patrick was there with his car at 6.15am and we set off for the MAF airstrip – the usual peaceful airstrip in the middle of a very poor area of Uganda. A truly beautiful drive there as Africa wakes up...

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Caroline arrives in Entebbe

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Hello everyone from Entebbe! Here I am in this lovely place with the temperature late 20s and wall to wall sun but not too hot – even last night with a power cut in the guest house it was not too hot and there were no mosquitoes.  I had as...

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Smallest of things that make the biggest difference

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While back here in the UK we jiggle and juggle budgets to cover the salaries and general running costs, it is without doubt the smallest of things that make the biggest difference to the Clinic team.  Can you image a clinic running for over a year without a stretcher, not...

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New Bishop for Kajo Keji

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The Bishop of Kajo Keji (Right Reverend Anthony Poggo) has been appointed as Advisor on International Affairs to the Archbishop of Canterbury.. Anthony has been a great support to CRESS and the UK teams have stayed in his house when visiting South Sudan. Our huge congratulations to him as he...

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Thank you for your support

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Our work is not possible without you and we can’t thank you enough for your support and in 2016 CRESS benefitted from many amazing fundraising events. The Charity Gala Evening held in September at the beautiful Salisbury Cathedral Refectory was a night of dining and chamber music organised by the...

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