Category: Quick News

Further contributions to support Cress midwife!
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Further contributions to support Cress midwife!

What a lovely message to receive: I have just transferred a further £575 to the Cress acount.  This is money collected by Sarah Sedgewick’s team based at the Sandwich Bank in Attenborough near Nottingham.  They are continuing their efforts, so there will be more to come. God bless you on your forthcoming trip to S...

Preparing for the conference
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Preparing for the conference

Today Sophie and I try to make a start on the conference materials but we have to order flies and paper etc before we get started. Then there was an email from Joseph asking for books for his English Studies – this is important as head of Cress South Sudan needs to be able to...

The team is increasing
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The team is increasing

Today was the day to send over the money for the school fees and also salaries for the 4 staff at the clinic.  Caroline sends the money through East Atlantic and the rate today was 1.53 so that is fine as we work on 1.5. It is now quite a large sum of money with...

Celebrating the Cress website
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Celebrating the Cress website

I go round to Phil and Catherine Heald to drink some Prosecco to toast the launch of the new website! Lindsey continues to work on the newsletter – we have not done a proper one for 2 years and she works on a  MailChimp email dedicated to Tom Clarke who raised a wonderful £7,000 cycling one of...

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New Cress website goes live!

New Website goes LIVE – we are all so excited and I get some excellent emails of encouragement   “The new website is great, big improvement. I registered on it for the newsletter.” Caroline Lamb

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Trustees meeting …. work progressing!

We have a trustees meeting to talk through Joseph Aba working full time for Cress from October this year. Then Phil Heald comes to the meeting to talk through the new website which all the trustees look at and admire!

Web Site Almost there !!
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Web Site Almost there !!

Web site almost there. Demo to Caroline this afternoon and a week to iron out the most annoying bugs. Blogging system is being a bit of a pain.

Fred’s wife has had her cataract operation
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Fred’s wife has had her cataract operation

Today Fred’s wife Peres has had her cataract operation – Fred sent photos of the hospital she is in in Arua and it looks OK – sheets, pillow, gowns all clean.  In Liwolo in the old “ hospital” there are none of these items – we hope her eyesight is fully restored.   Fred sent...

Great news, Joseph is much better
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Great news, Joseph is much better

Excellent news, Joseph is better and is able to attend his daughter Sylvi’s open day – Syliva is sponsored by the Heaven family – she is a very able young woman and goes to one of the top secondary schools in Kampala and is top of her class!