Author: Caroline Lamb (Caroline Lamb)

Loud Hailer Project Update
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Loud Hailer Project Update

We are delighted to hear from Isaac Soro and the team who have established and have been monitoring the Loud Hailer project in Uganda. The loud hailer project is an initiative that is intended to establish information hubs for the rural poor communities who do not have access to information via radios, televisions and print...

New arrivals at the clinic
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New arrivals at the clinic

Jojo Seme, Clinical Officer at the CRESS funded clinic in Mijale wrote to us to let us know about the busy weekend of deliveries in the clinic. Good evening, hope you are having a great weekend. Here are the photographs of mothers very excited after successful delivery at the clinic. Yongo Scovia is a 17...

Savings Conferences
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Savings Conferences

At the end of February Julious Abate, the Agriculture Officer with the Diocese of Liwolo, and the rest of the Savings and Agriculture teams held two Saving Conferences. The aim of these conferences was to share knowledge, tips and stories with the groups to inspire them and help them to continue growing in strength. Julious...

New metal beds at the clinic
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New metal beds at the clinic

Thanks to a grant from a Trust fund in the UK, CRESS have been able to enable the clinic to purchase six new metal beds and one child’s bed. These will be robust and easy to clean. Lulu clinic nurse sent us these photos and said: “A beautiful looks of the clinic admission rooms after...

Great results from Celina and Scopas
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Great results from Celina and Scopas

Although through COVID education has been very broken up we were delighted to hear that Scopas and Celina have just passed their most recent exams with flying colours. Celina, student midwife, who has been working at the clinic during COVID pandemic has just achieved the top results on her course for her recent exams and...

Vehicle repairs enabling mama kits and mosquito net delivery
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Vehicle repairs enabling mama kits and mosquito net delivery

We were very glad to hear this week that repairs have been carried out to the double cab so that vital supplies can be collected from the store and delivered to the clinic and office. Isaac wrote: It’s with pleasure that I would like to let you know that the double cabin has gotten some...

The oxygen concentrator and clinic update
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The oxygen concentrator and clinic update

The oxygen concentrator – January 2020 The clinic sent us a couple of photos this month of the oxygen concentrator so we asked Lulu more about the machine and its uses, he said: The oxygen concentrator machine creates oxygen by removing nitrogen from the ambient air. We mostly use this machine here in the clinic...

Education Update
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Education Update

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni addressed the country on COVID-19 pandemic and school reopening last Thursday 4th February. Normally, in Uganda, the academic year runs from late January to early December with three terms covering 260 days of curricula and co-curricular activities, assessment, and national examinations. Due to lockdown and school closures, many students have only...