Category: News

Team arrive in Entebbe
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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 by Fred Taban who took...

A heartfelt thank you
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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 Caroline and fellow travellers Dr...

Current news from South Sudan
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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 week that 45 people died...

Fred Taban reflects on visit of Archbishop
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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 refugees in Uganda as a...

Flame International Conference
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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 time ever CRESS took the...

A week of teaching
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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. In her words, the conference...

Joseph visits camps in Logo
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Joseph visits camps in Logo

Bishop Joseph (in purple) and his wife visited Archdeacon Yeremia who lives in the Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp in Logo.  Archdeacon Yeremia explained to the Bishop what life is like in the camp with no education, food shortages and no mosquito nets. The church is doing its best in providing hope through pastoral care,...

Update on situation in South Sudan
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Update on situation in South Sudan

The following has been taken from an update sent out by The Sudan Link, part of the Diocese of Salisbury and written by The Revd. Jane Shaw. It is an accurate account and we thought should be shared with you. More fighting: Government forces have attacked and taken Maiwut (Upper Nile), and threaten the rebel base...

At last a truck for CRESS staff
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At last a truck for CRESS staff

At last, CRESS comes of age and we have purchased a long awaited for and needed double cab silver 4 wheel drive truck, which Fred Taban managed to find in Kampala.   This cab will be used for taking supplies and people into the huge refugee camps. Also, it provides a much safer method of...