Category: Education

Thanks from Scopas Kenyi Henry
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Thanks from Scopas Kenyi Henry

Scopas Kenyi Henry is completing his final semester for a Diploma in Logistics and Procurement at Nile Institute of Management in Kampala. During lockdown, when schools were closed, he worked in the clinic in Mjale, checking and recording medicine supplies and purchasing medicine. His phone was stolen in December and CRESS found funds to replace...

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...

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...

Coaching at home for sponsored students
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Coaching at home for sponsored students

During August CRESS enabled many of our sponsored students get coaching at home. Parents chose a local teacher who, after being checked by the Education Team, taught their child with 1-1 tutoring over a period of a month. Education Co-ordinator Jeska wrote I am glad to share with you the supervision of student coaching in...

Education in Lockdown – Update
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Education in Lockdown – Update

We want to thank all our sponsors so much for supporting the students in Uganda through these difficult times. As Uganda went into lockdown all the students who are supported through the CRESS Education Sponsorship programme were sent home. It was expected that schools would open in June, but a few days before they were...

Beginning Work Experience with CRESS
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Beginning Work Experience with CRESS

The students who completed their tertiary education last year have begun a work experience year in the DOL office in Aura and CRESS funded clinic in Mijale. Scopas wrote to Caroline this week Dear Caroline, You can’t imagine the joy deep in our hearts as CRESS College Students Volunteering here in Arua office and Mijale...

COVID update – education and clinic
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COVID update – education and clinic

COVID in Uganda Up to yesterday 09/07/2020, Uganda registered up to 1000 confirmed cases. 908 recoveries 92 active cases.and 00 deaths Most cases are the Ugandan returnees from other countries. And this still puts us at high risk. So lockdown is still ongoing, especially at border districts. The clinic is doing well. And as of...

Bosco is volunteering and week 10 COVID lockdown
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Bosco is volunteering and week 10 COVID lockdown

The Ugandan government removed the non-Ugandan confirmed COVID-19 cases which were truck drivers, which put the total confirmed cases to 264. The non-Ugandans were 104 reducing the total numbers confirmed to 160 as from week 9. Now, week 10 stands at 281 confirmed cases. No deaths, 4 recovered this week, so the total recoveries stands...

Evaline Poni on studying to be a nutritionist
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Evaline Poni on studying to be a nutritionist

Evaline Poni has this year started studying for a Diploma in ‘Home Economics and Community Nutrition’ at  Bukalasa Agricultural School. She will graduate in 2024. She says: I greatly thank God for the wonderful blessings given to me through the work of CRESS. They have contributed to the beginning of my success and achievement and...

Update from Yari Celina – Student Midwife
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Update from Yari Celina – Student Midwife

Yari Celina is currently volunteering in the CRESS funded Clinic in Mijale as all the colleges are closed due to the Carona Virus. Celina was due to complete her Certificate in Midwifery at the Lira School of Nursing and Midwifery in December this year. As we reported the other week, is helping Midwife Bethy deliver...