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Inspired to Teach a tremendous success!

‘Inspired to Teach‘ the book written by Jenny Head and Anne Johns records the history of The College of Sarum St. Michael through fascinating first hand evidence.  The book is a perfect ‘dipping in’ coffee table book to all those interested in education and social and local history. It will be of...

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The difference a football can make!

It is often the small things that we take for granted that make the BIGGEST difference!  Imagine children playing with a football made of cloth and string, and now imagine the smiles when they are given an actual football! Caroline recently met these boys at the local Boarding school and Caroline...

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Drugs in short supply at Liwolo Clinic!

The latest report by Joseph Aba, Head of Cress gives a flavour of the difficulties being faced by the team on the ground including; a lack of dollars at Equity Bank in the Kajo-keji branch means money sent over by Cress UK is stuck in Kenya and although the Liwolo clinic is open, which...

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Preparations intensify!

Joseph Aba is the ‘man who makes it happen’ on the ground in South Sudan. An ordained Anglican priest he works within the Diocese of Kajo Keji, and oversees the implementation of all the CRESS projects.  It is all hands on deck as they say and Joseph is as busy...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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!

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