Category: DoL Office

Pastoral ministry continuing during Ugandan lockdown
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Pastoral ministry continuing during Ugandan lockdown

Pastoral ministry is still going on amidst the lockdown in this pandemic time but as with us in the UK, it has to take a different form. As you will be aware most of the refugees do not have the technology or airtime to enjoy church via the internet as we did, so we were...

Clinic and Office Agriculture Projects
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Clinic and Office Agriculture Projects

The gardens at the Diocese of Liwolo office and the clinic in Arua offer the opportunity for them to become a little more self-sufficient, providing food and through the sale of their produce money and for them to practice the techniques they are sharing with the agriculture and savings groups and pastors. Poultry project at...

Pastors receive agriculture training
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Pastors receive agriculture training

After so many of us joined with the Chalke Valley Churches as they worshipped on Advent Sunday with the South Sudanese refugees in Impevi Refugee Settlement, CRESS wanted to find a way of helping the pastors of the DOL (Diocese of Liwolo) increase their food supply. Last year the World Food Programme which distributes food...

Poultry arrive!
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Poultry arrive!

You may remember back in January that the poultry house was completed. Well, we are so pleased to let you know the poultry have now arrived. 100 day-old chicks were delivered to the office and they have settled in well and are busy growing up already. It is hoped they will provide eggs to add...

Donation Enables Food Distribution to IDPs
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Donation Enables Food Distribution to IDPs

The Diocese of Liwolo (DOL) was given 60 bags of rice to transport to the IDPs (Internally displaced people) in Logo. A local family in the Chalke Valley donated the money they raised by selling plants and this enabled CRESS to fund the transportation of the rice so it could be delivered to those in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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