Author: Caroline Lamb (Caroline Lamb)

Manor Singers Fundraising Event
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Manor Singers Fundraising Event

The Manor Singers are an A Capella ensemble of 16 voices who perform in and around Salisbury. They will be performing a selection of Choral Classics, interspersed with some Negro Spirituals from Tippet’s ‘A Child of our Time’ Oratorio and finishing with some lighter pieces from the 20th Century. Tickets: voluntary donation £25 From: The...

February Trip – one week on…
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February Trip – one week on…

Training equipment being put to use The flip chart which was so useful on our trip is being put to good use training the CRESS team back at their base. Clothes received Caroline packed children’s clothes around the phones and laptops in the luggage she took out to Uganda. Here they are ready to go...

Lent Project Booklet Available
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Lent Project Booklet Available

The Lent Project Booklet is now available so you can find our more about the projects CRESS hopes to fund with monies raised this year. Download Booklet    

Lent Project 2019 Events
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Lent Project 2019 Events

The Lent Project in Broadchalke has this year teamed up with CRESS to raise money for the South Sudanese refugees living in Northern Uganda. Throughout lent they have organised many fundraising events which we would love you to join us at. Sat 9th March Lent Lunch Radnor Hall, Bodenham 12noon -2pm Tickets £8 available from...

Working with Wonderbags
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Working with Wonderbags

While Caroline was in Uganda she met with Julia West – wife of the British Ambassador Peter West who is overseeing distribution of Wonderbags in Uganda. Wondering what a Wonderbags is and how it works? Read this Red Cross report to find out how they has helped Refugees in Rwanda. How will CRESS use Wonderbags?...

February Trip – Friday
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February Trip – Friday

The South Sudanese Team left this morning and travel with Patrick driving them to the bus station in Kampala. Then they will put the 2 flip charts and suitcase onto the goods carrying bus to Arua – the company will organise that and then a nominated person will pick them at Arua. They are quite...

February Trip – Wednesday & Thursday
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February Trip – Wednesday & Thursday

Both these days are following a similar pattern. Bishop Joseph and I have breakfast together and discuss more sensitive matters. Then the team of Edward Mika, Charles Kenyi, Alex Kenyi, Noel Lilija and Isaac Soro appear as they have been staying in another simple guesthouse down the road. They are on time both days smiling...

February Trip – Tuesday
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February Trip – Tuesday

After a simple breakfast at Namirembe Guest House – Joseph and I set off with Chris ( son of Patrick ) in the people carrier to see Julia West – wife of the British Ambassador Peter West. We had a lovely meeting on their verandah enjoying the shade and tropical garden – we talked for...

February Trip to Uganda
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February Trip to Uganda

Hello to everyone following the blog ! Well here I am again ( 18th time in 9 years ) in Uganda – it is hot over 30C but with a swim very pleasant. I am just off to Kampala via Kajjansi to pick up Bishop Joseph who has flown down from Arua – this is...

Extension for Training & Meeting Area
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Extension for Training & Meeting Area

We are really pleased with the extension to the CRESS Office in Uganda which will allow training to be undertaken in a sheltered environment. The new development to the building is the wall around the large sheltered area at the back of the building – ideal for meetings and training.