Our first setback …

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - MAF Plane

Our first setback. After a 5am start we arrived at Kajjansi airstrip to see our MAF plane taking off without us! It left an hour earlier than we’d thought. Anyway, we met up with Jane Poggo who along with Fred thought this was highly amusing and African spirit kicked in....

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Breakfast of banana pancakes

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I awoke to beautiful singing from behind my room this morning, Rosaline the maid told me she sang for the “joy of the Lord”. After breakfast (banana pancakes!) and a quick trip to the supermarket to get water for the next few days, we visited (on my son Henry’s recommendation)...

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Team arrive in Entebbe

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese With Fred, having arrived safely

Hello everyone well we are here arriving safely and with time for a quick update for you!!! Jonathan Cullis arrived on Saturday evening after getting up at 2.15am to depart from Coombe Bissett and then arriving in Entebbe at 1735 UK time – a long day !!! He was met...

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A heartfelt thank you

A heartfelt thank you

This Saturday Founder and CEO Caroline Lamb heads off to Uganda and CRESS offers a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has supported the campaign. YOU have helped Caroline raise an amazing £8,500 for this trip surpassing the target of £5,000. YOU have donated 600 pairs of ladies pants enabling...

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Current news from South Sudan

CRESS - Christian Relief and Education for South Sudanese - A refugee family with a one week old baby under a mosquito net

The following is the latest report and current news from Salisbury Sudan Link and provided by Rev Jane Shaw, Communications Officer. It makes for difficult reading but we felt should be shared as an accurate picture of the situation. Headline prayer – for the suffering caused by conflict: There are reports this...

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CRESS Education Programme

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At CRESS we believe that providing a good standard of education to the young people of South Sudan is an effective way of helping to ensure a brighter future for all.  We provide education through our sponsorship program and presently support 80 children (August 2017) in all stages of education. Emmanuel Kenyi...

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Fred Taban reflects on visit of Archbishop

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A personal account by Fred Taban on the visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury to Morobi Camp earlier in the year. Touch a heart, change a life amongst South Sudan refugees. Archbishop Justin Welby did, will you please? The 2nd August 2017 will go down in the history of the South Sudanese...

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Flame International Conference

Flame International Conference

This year’s Flame Conference for Kajo-Keji Diocese was unique from past events with the venue not being in Kajo-Keji. Instead, it was held in the flooded, muddy and filthy refugee camps of Kali/Morobi and Belameling. Imagine the reaction of the Flame team to the situation before them! For the first...

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September CRESS Trip

September CRESS Trip

On September 23rd Dr Jane Guy and Dr Jonathan Cullis will be travelling with Caroline Lamb to Uganda and visiting refugee camps of displaced South Sudanese people. The Aim ** To listen and see what the conditions are like for the refugees. ** Spend time with the women teaching about...

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A week of teaching

A week of teaching

CRESS staff and a team of thirteen pastors from Liwolo have attended a week of teaching by Flame International. Jan Ransom led the team of adults and young people from different nations to the refugee camp at Morobi in Northern Uganda. Admin Officer Rose Yangi collecting her certificate for attending the conference....

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