Thanks received

Aciga Family

Alex Aciga has one son at school in Uganda and two daughters at university, one studying IT and the other to be a clinical officer – all three are doing very well. CRESS was also able to help is wife who participated in the agriculture programme and was a peer group leader....

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CRESS team heading out to Northern Uganda

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Adrian Burholt (Chair of Trustees) and Andrew Robertson (Operations Manager), will be visiting the CRESS team in Northern Uganda in June and July this year. Sadly, all of the CRESS operations and personnel had to relocate to Uganda from Kajo Keji in South Sudan in January when fighting between Government...

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Wonderful people of South Sudan

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We recently posted a thank you from Rev. Canon Henry Leju which you can read here. Canon Henry is one of the truly amazing people that we have the pleasure of working with. A man of many hats Henry is a man of many hats in the diocese but his...

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CRESS agriculture programme must restart


Before the events in South Sudan put a halt to the agriculture programme we had seen ‘glorious success’ in the agriculture pilot projects. Farming techniques were learnt that enabled the women to grow vegetables for their families but also to sell providing a small income. Sadly when war broke out,...

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Clinic Update


We have heard from Fred regarding the new clinic who reports that it’s still tricky to give a definitive date for the opening as work on the premises is on going.  Yesterday Fred had a meeting with the Yumbe District Health Authority to discuss the attainment of a government operating license, which...

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Bishop of Liwolo, Joseph Aba

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On the 21st May Jospeh Aba was enthroned as the new Bishop of Liwolo, the journey of Joseph and his family to Juba was not an easy one. CRESS had sent funds for him and his wife to fly but there was a problem with the booking resulting in them both...

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Joseph Aba enthroned as Bishop of Liwolo


On Sunday 21st May Joseph Aba was enthroned as the Bishop fo Liwolo, below is the letter was written to Caroline Lamb our Founder and CEO. Dear Caroline What a delight and joy yet to see the glory of the Lord in the new day and new week. Hope by...

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Fred Taban provides an update

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Fred Taban provides a round-up of news and CRESS activity during April. Ceasefire monitors in South Sudan have called upon warring factions to immediately end hostilities as famine and economic hardships continue to destroy the war-torn country. Citizens continue to be targeted by both parties and other armed groups as...

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CRESS office and clinic open for business

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In the last week of January (2017) the CRESS office and clinic closed and all equipment was removed. It was a sad time for all concerned and finding new premises was a priority. Fred Taban recently visited the Clinic in Liwolo which he reported is still intact and in good condition,...

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Refugee fund continues to do good


The refugee fund continues to do amazing things and we were recently able to send money to Fred Taban for the Church leaders so they might buy and distribute food in the camps where the situation remains dire. People walk or cycle many miles to bathe and do laundry due to restricted access...

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