A day of rest for Adrian and Andrew

We took a bit of time out today as it’s Adrian’s last day and we all have a busy week ahead. At 7.30am, we set off in a taxi for Calvary Chapel, which is on the other side of Entebbe. The church website said the first (English) service started at...

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First hand account of the refugee situation

Saturday 1st July 2017 We’ve had no internet all day and it’s just come back on at 6.30pm so here are a few lines to tell you about our day. This morning after breakfast, we asked the hotel staff if we could use a restaurant table and the three of...

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Meeting John and Cathie Rutter from CMS

An overnight stay in Moyo

Friday June 30th 2017 Last night was spent in a small hotel in a rural area of Moyo. When we arrived they apologised that there was no electricity in our rooms, but we felt that compared with the plight of the refugees only a few miles away this was no more...

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Visiting CRESS office in Arua

Thursday 29th June 2017 Our first stop today was the CRESS office in Arua. We were so impressed by the way that the team has settled in there and continued the work of CRESS in this new location. We enjoyed lunch with three Bishops, Anthony, Emmanuel and Joseph and then...

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Andrew and Adrian arrive in Moyo

Wednesday 28th June 2017 It was a 5am alarm for us this morning. We repacked our bags ready for the MAF flight, then it was 6am breakfast before Patrick, our regular taxi driver, arrived at 6.15am to drive us through Entebbe and out to Kajjansi MAF airstrip. Once through security,...

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Adrian and Andrew arrive safely in Uganda

Adrian and Andrew arrived safely in Uganda flying via Amsterdam and Rwanda before touching down in Entebbe. A straightforward journey except for a bumpy landing which the pilot apologised for saying it had bruised his ego but not the plane. They stayed at the Airport Guest House waking to a...

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CRESS team heading out to Northern Uganda

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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Bishop of Liwolo, Joseph Aba

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

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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