Author: Caroline Lamb (Caroline Lamb)

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...

New Ovens
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New Ovens

New ovens have been purchased for the DOL office in Arua and the clinic in Mijale. These ovens will be used to cook food for staff at both locations. Viola Poni is one of the CRESS students undertaking work experience with CRESS. She studied Diploma in Human Nutrition and Dietetics and has since been working...

Vitamin Delivery
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Vitamin Delivery

Why distribute vitamins? Malnutrition and poor sanitation in the camps and villages where internally displaced persons live are the reasons we wanted to be involved delivering this project. It will help prevent thousands of children from getting childhood illnesses including poor vision, blindness, anaemia and diarrhoea. Vitamin A, Albendazole and multi vitamin distribution is one...

Confirmation of 930 Christians
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Confirmation of 930 Christians

In December, the Bishop of the Diocese of Liwolo commissioned 16 women into Mothers’ Union membership, licensed 31 Mothers’ Union Lay Readers and confirmed 930 Christians in Imvepi Refugee Camp. This year, with COVID, the DOL has used different methods to keep in touch and spiritually nourish the refugees. This has included the Loud Speaker...

Antenatal classes continuing at the clinic
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Antenatal classes continuing at the clinic

At the CRESS funded clinic in Mijale, midwife Bethy is continuing the antenatal classes with many expectant mothers joining the classes. They are also proud to share that in December 7 babies were born at the clinic.