Category: News

Trip Blog for visits to Bulomoling and Imvepi
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Trip Blog for visits to Bulomoling and Imvepi

I am writing Wednesday’s blog on Thursday, as we had such a busy day visiting Bulomoling and Impevi camps! Blog We set off for Bulomoling Camp, driving two hours along a rough track, to reach the first of our four agriculture groups. The women proudly showed us an area of land which had been fenced...

Trip Blog from the Diocese of Liwolo
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Trip Blog from the Diocese of Liwolo

Today’s blog is split with input from Caroline, Fiona and Andrew as they each did something different. Caroline Today I spent the whole day in discussions with some of the Diocese of Liwolo Leadership – it was an incredibly useful time. I worked with Bishop Joseph, Edward Mika, Alex Kenyi and we were later joined...

Trip Blog from Arua
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Trip Blog from Arua

Caroline, Fiona and Andrew are now in Arua. From Andrew’s Blog below, we hear about the busy day they had yesterday, meeting some of the CRESS delivery partners and finding out about the progress made on CRESS projects, as well as making plans for the future. Blog We left the comforts of the Airport Guest...

Trip Blog News Update from Entebbe
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Trip Blog News Update from Entebbe

Caroline, Fiona and Andrew arrived safely in Entebbe, having had to leave behind one suitcase at Heathrow airport, as they were 20kg overweight! They have already met up with two University students Nelson and Beatrice, sponsored by CRESS. More to follow about their educational journey’s later. Today they met with Francis Candiga to chat with...

Our next visit to the South Sudanese Refugees
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Our next visit to the South Sudanese Refugees

Next Saturday 22nd September myself, Fiona Sheldon and Andrew Staley leave for Entebbe and then onto Arua and Moyo to visit the CRESS projects and South Sudanese who deliver these projects. Our trip includes: • visiting two different refugee camps – Imvepi and Morobi • helping the community select 15 people to be trained in...

CRESS RUMPs training supports girls to attend school
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CRESS RUMPs training supports girls to attend school

The RUMPs training (Re-Useable Menstrual Pads), took place in August 2018, in a school in a remote part of North Uganda where many South Sudanese refugees have settled, funded by CRESS UK. The RUMPs training course aims to support vulnerable Ugandan & South Sudanese girls to attend school.  

The purchase of prayer books brings smiles
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The purchase of prayer books brings smiles

In January Caroline Lamb, CRESS Founder and CEO took out a kind donation of £30 which was given to the Mothers Union. Perhaps a small amount to us but such an amazing gift to them. The provided Caroline with a full report on the spending, which we share below. MOTHER’S UNION REPORT FOR THE DISTRIBUTION...

Bishop Emmanuel Murye is in the UK
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Bishop Emmanuel Murye is in the UK

Bishop Emmanuel Murye is in the UK and here he is with a small group from Wellspring – chatting and sharing on his life as a refugee Bishop. Bishops Emmanuel and Joseph from the Diocese of Kajo Keji have over 350,000 refugees in their pastoral care. Each camp or IDP camp has a dedicated Bishop...

Last report from the January 2018 trip
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Last report from the January 2018 trip

Last report and Caroline writes for the first time Hello everyone Caroline here and this my first writing of the blog, Fiona and especially Becky writing during our trip which was so helpful. It meant that I could focus on what was going on all around as we travelled in Arua and Moyo – with my...