Author: Caroline Lamb (Caroline Lamb)

Latrine Appeal for the clinic
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Latrine Appeal for the clinic

At the Knighton Manor Open Garden event this weekend as well as fund raising for the 10th Anniversary trip to visit the South Sudanese refugees in Uganda there is a special appeal to replace the latrine at the CRESS funded Clinic. You can also support this appeal online at through our Virgin Giving Account of...

Lent mosquito nets and knowledge delivered
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Lent mosquito nets and knowledge delivered

Ms. Cicilia Prosy is a 22 years old pregnant mother with three children between 3 and 6yrs old and 3 other orphans living in a small village of Matu. Since she lost her husband, she decided to settle in the bush  so that she can practice agriculture on a small scale to feed her children...

Mosquito nets delivered with health training
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Mosquito nets delivered with health training

  1000 Mosquito nets were bought with part of the generous donations from the Broad Chalke Lent Project. On the 28th and 30th of May the mosquito nets and training were delivered in Imvepi and Matu refugee camps. These are the first 2 trainings of 8 planned sessions, further training will depend on funds becoming...

Olivia’s Trip – Thursday 9th May
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Olivia’s Trip – Thursday 9th May

Julious Abate is the new Agriculture officer with CRESS in Arua helping Mame Yunia support the women’s groups to grow vegetables. Julious is interested in all issues and concepts of agriculture. He smiles and chats readily, but is also concerned for his father, wife and three children who live in Imvepi refugee camp. Here he...

Olivia’s Trip – Wednesday 8th May
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Olivia’s Trip – Wednesday 8th May

We have arrived safely in Moyo after a few delays having had to skip the visit to Goboro. We have had a good evening meeting with the women of DOKK and are all set for our trip tomorrow. Chatting during the group photo with mama Noel, the mother of Noel the CRESS Savings Groups officer,...

Olivia’s Trip – Tuesday 7th May
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Olivia’s Trip – Tuesday 7th May

Another interesting day. The wind is blowing so maybe rain on its way soon. It is late hence the delay in all the veg gardens. Agricultural training Here I am with Mama Yunia, CRESS Agriculture officer, after conducting my training for all the agriculture and project office teams and other staff. I focused on comparing...

Olivia ‘s Trip – Monday 6th May
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Olivia ‘s Trip – Monday 6th May

Livy ( Olivia Jones ) from Ebbesbourne Wake has travelled out to Northern Uganda in her role as CRESS agricultural adviser . Livy and the CRESS Uganda team travelled to Imvepi camp – her first port of call was to Agnes the widow of Rev Emmanuel Amule – sadly Rev Emmanuel died last year only...

Olivia’s Trip – Sunday 5th May
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Olivia’s Trip – Sunday 5th May

Livy ( Olivia Jones ) from Ebbesbourne Wake has travelled out to Northern Uganda in her role as CRESS agricultural adviser. Olivia arrived safely in Entebbe to stormy and noisy weather again! The morning was calm and sunny so she visited the market. She later visited Entebbe Botanical Gardens with guide Rafiki which means friend...

Charity Sale in Aid of CRESS
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Charity Sale in Aid of CRESS

On Friday 10th May 10.00am – 2.00pm Church Farm House, Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, SP5 4LR Join us for coffee, cake and a browse. A popular selection of stalls and all proceeds to buy essential medicines for our CRESS clinic.