Author: Caroline Lamb (Caroline Lamb)

18th November – Bournemouth University’s Social Entrepreneurs Forum
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18th November – Bournemouth University’s Social Entrepreneurs Forum

Next week is Global Entrepreneurship Week. Caroline Lamb and Lilija Noel are two of the panellists at Bournemouth University’s Social Entrepreneurs Forum on 18th November. This year the focus is Refugee Entrepreneurship and Covid-19. You can book your free ticket at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/refugee-entrepreneurship-and-covid-19-tickets-127771858067

CRESS plants 1000 Trees
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CRESS plants 1000 Trees

This last rainy season has been a significant time for CRESS as, for the first time, eight of the original farmer groups have planted over a 1000 trees distributed via the CRESS Agriculture program. Planting has started with 524 papaya and 516 mango seedlings. After distribution to the farmers, agriculture officers Julious and Yunia gave...

Agriculture Equipment Donation Impact
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Agriculture Equipment Donation Impact

With a special thanks from Olivia Jones CRESS’ Agricultural Advisor here in the UK, we would like to let you know the impact of the newly donated tools and equipment is having with the refugee farmers in Uganda. Update from Uganda The impact of equipment donations is fundamental to the African farmer, especially when those...

Students weekend with Bishop Joseph
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Students weekend with Bishop Joseph

THEME 2020: IMPACTING THE NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS WITH LEADERSHIP ABILITIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW The Students’ Day was devised to bring together the college students and equip them with leadership skills and improve their communication skillset while preparing them to face the real world after college. ABOUT THE DAY The Students’ day was very...

COVID Update
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COVID Update

Week 26 of Lockdown Confirmed cases are 6879 Recoveries are 2961 Deaths are 69 Active cases are 3849 Uganda has had a strict lockdown from the first known cases of the virus in the country. Many of the cases, to begin with, were lorry drivers crossing the border into the country. Restrictions were eased in...

Coaching at home for sponsored students
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Coaching at home for sponsored students

During August CRESS enabled many of our sponsored students get coaching at home. Parents chose a local teacher who, after being checked by the Education Team, taught their child with 1-1 tutoring over a period of a month. Education Co-ordinator Jeska wrote I am glad to share with you the supervision of student coaching in...

Jamie has completed his fund raising walk
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Jamie has completed his fund raising walk

Jamie had an amazing day on Saturday walking from Winchester Cathedral to Salisbury Cathedral and on to Great Wishford to raise money for CRESS and the Acorn Trust. Thank you so much to all of you who sponsored him he has raised just over £3000 – Amazing job – we will let you know how...

Agriculture Update
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Agriculture Update

With the support of CRESS the agriculture department in the Diocese of Liwolo has been able to achieve a huge amount in July as easing lockdown has allowed agricultural work to continue: Collected MEL (Monotoring, Evaluation and Learning) data from the original 8 agriculture/savings groups, as well as success stories from some few members both...