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Caroline Reflects from Dubai Airport

I have not written anything for the blog so here I am at Dubai airport in the middle of the night with a 4-hour wait and finally have time to reflect on our visit. Everyone is home now and I will be by tomorrow morning. It really was the toughest...

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Farewell to Doctor Jonathan

Farewell to Doctor Jonathan.  The time of the MAF flight was checked numerous times before final departure, after Tuesday’s change of plan. The departure lounge was the cool shade of a large tree just off the grass airstrip with a few plastic chairs, a wooden bench and a tree stump...

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Our first setback …

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

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

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

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

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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ABC Visits

Fred Taban reflects on visit of Archbishop

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

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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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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