Refugee situation in Rhino Camp

Report from Fred Taban: Refugee From South Sudan and based in Rhino camp Arua Northern Uganda and working for CRESS It is now 6 weeks ago that we were forced to evacuate from our peaceful Kajo-Keji to practically not knowing where to! 26/01/2017 will forever remain a day to recall...

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Sapori vocali

Fabulous evening of music in aid of CRESS

On Saturday evening (4th March) we were treated to a fabulous evening of music from Sapori Vocali featuring and showcasing young emerging artists. Singers Alexandra Frazer, Harriet Mulchrone and John Holland accompanied by Jingle Lau on piano entertained the Breamore audience with classics from Handel, Mozart and Schubert through to...

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Humphrey Rose running marathon in aid of CRESS

In 2 weeks time, Humphrey Rose will run the Barcelona marathon in aid of CRESS. Barcelona Marathon – 12 March 2017 Humphrey, 27, works in consulting and has been eyeing up a second marathon having run London in 2015. He was inspired to run for CRESS having met Fred and...

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The Archbishop of Canterbury asks you to pray

Recently on his Facebook page, The Archbishop of Canterbury asked you to join him in praying for South Sudan.  Posted to Facebook on 20th February 2017 We are acutely aware of the dire situation facing millions of South Sudanese people. Today, the UN and the government estimate that 100,000 people face starvation, with...

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Frances for CRESS

There is always hope and light

There is always hope and light in difficult times and our blog is to share the good stories as much as the troubles and challenges being faced by our CRESS team in South Sudan. This is Francis Candiga who is supported by CRESS and was recently given a new laptop, which...

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A time of uncertainty for all

It is extremely hard for us back here in the UK in these uncertain times when the CRESS team in South Sudan are facing daily challenges and struggles both in their work and personally.  Their lives have quite literally been turned upside down – the changes since I left just...

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Crowdfunder: Urgent medical care

The Liwolo Clinic opened in September 2015 and has become a lifeline, not just for the people of Kajo Keji but for those from many miles around. Since fighting has escalated over the last couple of months, the clinic staff (including a fully trained nurse and midwife) have taken the difficult decision to close the...

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Classical music in aid of CRESS

Bringing classical music to your doorstep in aid of CRESS – 4th March 2017 Come and join us for the 2017 Concert Series Premier. Listen as London based Artistes, Alexandra Frazer, Harriet Mulchrone and John Holland-Avery entertain you with classics through the ages. Singing songs and arias from The Renaissance...

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The impact on CRESS

The situation in South Sudan and impact on CRESS Many of you will already be aware of the situation in South Sudan, now one of the most dangerous countries for aid workers.  Daily we hear from our team and pray for them as they risk their own lives to carry...

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