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Salisbury Sudans Link Education Committee

Fred Taban recently attended the Salisbury Sudans Link Education Committee meeting at the home of Ian Pinder. The Sudan Link Every Diocese in the Church of England has a link with another Diocese in the Anglican Communion. The Diocese of Salisbury is unusual in having a link with the Episcopal...

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The kindness of others

Fred Taban has been working at Sarum College and receiving medical treatment. Kind members of Wellspring have paid for Fred to have vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B , Typhoid, Cholera and Yellow Fever. For most British people this would be done with some resignation and complaint but for Fred,...

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Catching up with Fred Taban’s family

Today we met Fred Taban’s wife and son in Kampala. It took us about an hour and a half to get there but Peris Peter had traveled by bus from Arua in northern Uganda (about 17 hours) to see us, and is combining this with staying with his eldest son, Sunday, and...

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TIA … this is Africa

We are waiting on the latest blog which although the team has sent has not been received back here in the UK.  Thanks to messaging apps we are able to provide you with this quick update. We had a fabulous day- exhausting but worthwhile. Saw amazing results from agriculture project...

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The difference since 2010

I was again really thrilled to read the entry from Cilla and Ellen both first timers to visit the Liwolo Clinic. They were clearly impressed with what has been happening over the last year since the clinic opened. This just reminds me of the very first time I saw the...

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Achievements to be proud of

Last night I was delighted to read about the women’s agriculture groups meeting the CRESS  team as they arrived at the Bishop’s house! Having been to Kajo Keji  many times I know that this special greeting is a sign of how much the women appreciate what CRESS has done for them....

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Back in the Chalke Valley

Back here in the Chalke Valley, it feels strange not to be with the CRESS team in Kajo Keji and I find I am continually pulling up the blog or Facebook to see if there has been a post. Lovely one last night about the success of the agriculture project!...

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Weighed in at Kajjansi Airport

It’s 7.30 am and here we are at Kajanssi airport, all luggage and people checked in and weighed (yes, they even weigh us). The sun has just risen over Lake Victoria and the kasava, sweet potatoes and greens are already being picked and transported on the back of bicycles. On...

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Planning for the next three days

With safe arrival of the second contingent, the 2016 team is now complete with the Robertson’s arriving after a long overnight flight in time for breakfast this morning. No time to relax with a full and good day of planning, discussing the programme and how they are going to fit...

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A quick finance report

Last week I took Fred Taban into Salisbury so Fred could organise a debit card for his Lloyds bank account. This means if he is travelling on his own and something happens he can access money and giving him real independence while he is in the UK. I then went...

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