Author: Caroline Lamb (Caroline Lamb)

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...

Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy Training has taken place
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Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy Training has taken place

The long awaited CATT (Children’s accelerated Trauma Training) has taken place – this project was funded by the Luna Charity, CRESS and Salisbury Diocese. Edward Mika the Head of the CRESS funded Mijale Clinic wrote to Caroline: “I am really very happy that the CATT training has been completed successfully. 19 South Sudanese participants attended...

Facts about Refugees Jaunary 2019
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Facts about Refugees Jaunary 2019

Facts for refugees in Uganda provided by Fred Taban – January 2019: Food ration per person per month: Maize grains 11.7 Kgs Beans 9.5 Kgs Cooking oil 0.9 Litres Salt 0.15 Kgs The lack of food, combined with a deterioration in the quality of food distributed to the refugees has led to increased food insecurity...

CRESS Newsletter Winter 2018
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CRESS Newsletter Winter 2018

Fiona Sheldon, Andrew Staley and I recently returned from another successful trip, to see the South Sudanese refugees living in Uganda, where we witnessed significant progress made within the projects supported by CRESS. Whilst visiting the CRESS office in the Diocese of Liwolo, we were greeted with great excitement in response to the gifts we...

MAF visit to agriculture and RUMPS projects
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MAF visit to agriculture and RUMPS projects

Last week four people from MAF (Missionary Aviation Fellowship) visited our CRESS agriculture and RUMPS projects in Imvepi Camp. They will be circulating an article in their Spring 2019 Flying for Life magazine and have already published a clip of Pastor Jacob Karaba who is head of the 24 churches of Imvepi Camp speaking about...

You are warmly invited…
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You are warmly invited…

… to CRESS Trip and News Update… Sunday 18th November – Broadchalke Village Hall 5.00pm – 7.00pm Tea and cake, followed by wine and canapés Come along to hear Caroline Lamb and Fiona Sheldon’s report following their trip to visit the displaced refugees from South Sudan, living in Uganda. There are some great updates about...