Category: Education

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...

CRESS Student Volunteering in DOL Office
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CRESS Student Volunteering in DOL Office

We have asked the tertiary level students to let us know how they are getting – all the colleges still being closed due to coronavirus. Murye Scopas, a college student studying Software Engineering, is currently volunteering in the DOL office and helping with IT. He has got really stuck into his work there and has...

CRESS graduate starts job near Juba
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CRESS graduate starts job near Juba

We were delighted to hear from Beatrice Kiden who graduated from Uganda Christian University with a BSc in Computer Science in April 2019. She was sponsored through the CRESS education program. Beatrice wrote: I would like to disclose this news that I consider ‘Good news’ to you all. God has blessed me with a new...

Bush School Teacher Training
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Bush School Teacher Training

Today Teacher Training has started thanks to the Salisbury Diocesan Sudans Education Committee approving a grant for this training. The training is for five days from 16th December to 20th December – it is taking place in the extension room at the CRESS funded Arua Office. Here six teachers – three from Gobor Bush School...

Fruits of Sponsorship
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Fruits of Sponsorship

Jojo Seme has been sponsored for 9 years continuously by CRESS one donor and this is the result… Dear Caroline Lamb, Great you in Jesus name, the graduation was successful held yesterday and I was recognized as the best research student. Thank you very much for your continued support and concern, I’m so grateful. Send...

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...