Category: News

Christmas Meal 2017
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Christmas Meal 2017

Wellspring kindly collected £500 for Bishop Joseph and Fred Taban to use for a Christmas Day meal. Below you can read the email and photos received from Joseph. Email from Joseph Dear Caroline In behalf of my family and in my own behalf, we do not know how we can better thank and appreciate you...

Update and latest news: next trip looms
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Update and latest news: next trip looms

Update on behind the scenes activity Founder and CEO of CRESS Caroline Lamb is busy preparing for her next trip back to Uganda and departs on Friday 12th January. She has a long list of items to pack and we hope it will fit in the suitcases being taken.  Five laptops  Twelve internet phones  Some solar...

In case you missed it: September trip roundup
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In case you missed it: September trip roundup

Back in September, you may remember that Caroline Lamb along with Jonathan Cullis, Jane Guy, Jane Poggo (Bishop Poggo’s wife) visited Northern Uganda and travelled the four hour journey into South Sudan to visit the Internally Displaced Person’s Camps (IDP). In case you haven’t seen the trip report, you can find it below and download your...

Trauma Training in Imvepi Camp
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Trauma Training in Imvepi Camp

In December a trauma training event took place in Imvepi Camp, those who attended wishing for it to be repeated in all camps. Below we share with you Joseph’s email to Caroline following the event. Dear Caroline, I would to sincerely appreciate and thank you for the support of trauma in Imvepi refugees camp. My...

The meeting of Bishops
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The meeting of Bishops

The photos shared below are not of the best quality but we believe give you a flavour of the event last week and the meeting of Bishops. Signing of communiqué Six bishops at Emmanuel church Bidi Bidi Archbishop Paul leading Devotion Susan Omba presenting women needs to the Archbishop Service at Bidi Bidi Church Archbishop Paul...

Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province meeting
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Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province meeting

Last week the Bishops of the Central Equatorial Internal Province gathered in Arua, the purpose of the meeting to chart ways for peace in the face of ever-increasing violence. The role of CRESS Bishops Joseph and Emmanuel with Fred Taban were charged with overseeing the arrangements for a successful conference. It was challenging, daunting and demanding,...

Interviews by Caroline Lamb
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Interviews by Caroline Lamb

During her September trip, Caroline Lamb made short interview video clips to help raise awareness of the situation she was experiencing. You can view a collection below.  

It feels like we are starting again
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It feels like we are starting again

CRESS has a good track record in its work but after founder and CEO Caroline Lamb visited in September she feels like we are starting again. CRESS chooses to see this as starting afresh by getting a new, fit team together. The challenges are enormous: there are no schools, no government, no health structure and a...

That’s Salisbury reports on CRESS
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That’s Salisbury reports on CRESS

That’s Salisbury, part of That’s TV, is the brand new TV channel for Salisbury, which you can watch on Freeview Channel 7, the slot recently vacated by BBC Three. Reporter Shan Robins recently interviewed founder and CEO, Caroline Lamb and you can view the film by clicking on play below.  

Responsible for three IDP camps
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Responsible for three IDP camps

Bishop Joseph has three Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps in his Diocese. These three are home to some 35,000 people in terrible conditions – they are called Adjio, Keriwa and Logu. During our September trip, we visited Logu. These camps are almost inaccessible, the UN is unable to access them from South Sudan as they...