Category: Education

Scopas passes his exams
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Scopas passes his exams

Scopas is 21, he has been sponsored for three years as an A level student and is the son of Edward Mika who works in the CRESS funded Clinic in Mijale. Scopas had to repeat a year due to missing so much school before CRESS were involved as his father did not have enough money...

Jamie & Jackie
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Jamie & Jackie

Jamie was asked to reflect on the recent trip to Uganda, what inspired him and what stories have remained with him. Jamie wrote in his trip report : “My initial, and lasting impression, was the sight of South Sudanese refugees fighting for any sort of life in their host country of northern Uganda. Seeing that...

CRESS South Sudanese student excels against the odds…
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CRESS South Sudanese student excels against the odds…

Bosco Mabe is in this second year studying for Diploma in Clinical Medicines. As part of his course he has just completed an internship at Moyo General Hospital in the laboratory. His mentor Senior Lab Technologist, Amaseku Kizito has sent through this excellent report: I am pleased to write a recommendation for MABE BOSCO who...

Students in their own words…
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Students in their own words…

While in Uganda Caroline spoke with two University students CRESS has sponsored.  Victoria Modong – BA Human Rights & International Relations 3 years finishing Apr 2020 Why did you choose Human Rights & International Relations? Why I chose this subject is because of my background first of all which is being a refugee, and...

Diploma Students Receive Laptops
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Diploma Students Receive Laptops

Caroline took 5 laptops to Uganda on her recent trip. These laptops were funded by the Peter Cundill Foundation and will enable the students to participate more fully with their studies. We have received this levelly email of appreciation from one of our Isaac Kwaje. Greetings to you in the name of our lord Jesus...

Jackie is back in the clinic!
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Jackie is back in the clinic!

Jackie started volunteering in the clinic when she was just 16 years old and the clinic was based in South Sudan. She started out helping in the dispensary, keeping records and handling the money. CRESS paid her a small amount, a pocket money type wage. When the clinic moved to Uganda there were new regulations...

Bush School Equipment
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Bush School Equipment

CRESS has funded some mew Bush School equipment. As you can see in the photo this includes water carriers, cups and picture books.

Francis Candiga goes to Ghana
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Francis Candiga goes to Ghana

Francis Candiga has just attended a conference in Ghana, titled Jesus Christ is coming soon are you ready? Partly funded by CRESS to encourage him after his hard work in the camps, we helped with his travle costs.  This is what he has written to CRESS I  am back from the All Africa Conference in Ghana. Thank...

Pastor Alex Abe receives funds
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Pastor Alex Abe receives funds

Pastor Alex Abe received funds from Joseph Aba during Caroline’s visit in January. Pastor Abe has started a community school in the Internal Displaced Persons Camp in Ajio, with three hundred pupils and ten teachers. They have no books or chalk, so the money kindly donated will make a huge difference. Thank you from Pastor...

Introducing Godfrey
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Introducing Godfrey

Godfrey is currently in his last year at Mengo School in Uganda and is working hard to achieve his aspiration of going to university to become an engineer. Mengo is one of the top schools and Godfrey would have been selected to attend. CRESS has been supporting Godfrey in his education for seven years, he was...