Category: Education

A day of visiting schools & sponsored children
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A day of visiting schools & sponsored children

Thursday 24th September – Caroline Lamb has been busy visiting schools and sponsored children. Another early start as the team from Uganda with 2 Brits left at 7.00am – they had done a whistle stop tour of KK staying just 36 hours – they were looking into producing honey commercially and some farming business support. ...

Women’s Enterprise Day is truly inspiring!
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Women’s Enterprise Day is truly inspiring!

On Thursday 17th September we held the annual Cress Women’s Enterprise Day with 10 women attending from around the local area. The day was brilliantly orchestrated by Golda Poni, the Cress Enterprise Officer in South Sudan. Golda’s story is truly amazing on its own but her success over the past few years has been exceptional....

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A very busy Thursday in South Sudan!

Three conferences were running today (Thursday)! The Sunday school conference in Liwolo, the Clergy conference continues in the cathedral and Golda (the lovely smile above is Golda) and Adrian were running a women’s conference at the same time.  Adrian and Caroline were very excited about the energy and enthusiasm of the women at their meeting...

Improving education in South Sudan
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Improving education in South Sudan

This week I was invited back to Broad Chalke Primary School for Hymn practice, a chance to tell the children about the forthcoming trip and also to thank them for their fantastic fund raising of £571.00! Many of the children remembered meeting Fred Taban on his visit to school especially Class 5 where he had...

Local schools doing their bit for Cress
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Local schools doing their bit for Cress

Broad Chalke Primary School Fund Raising :  this was amazing with £571 raised from 2 classes – the aim was to buy games kit for children and a printer for a school.  As this figure was so much larger than we expected I was able to give £200 to Fred – the rains have failed...

Broad Chalke School shows their support for Cress
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Broad Chalke School shows their support for Cress

Today Caroline visited Broad Chalke School to talk with year 6 children in Jez Howell’s class. She had put together a PowerPoint picture show of children in South Sudan to show what their homes were like and then what the 50% who actually attend school in South Sudan might have .. or rather not! There is ...

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Fred comes to stay

Fred Taban arrived on the evening of 4th June to stay with Caroline Lamb for 3 nights so he could be here for her annual open garden fundraiser!  Really wonderful to see him again and catch up. Fred is over from Kajo Keji South Sudan for 2 years studying at All Nations College for a...

Purpose of The College of Sarum St Michael continues
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Purpose of The College of Sarum St Michael continues

Today, Friday 15th May I went to meet Anne Johns and Jenny Head who have written a book about the history of the teacher training college in the Cathedral close. Anne and Jenny comment: “At the beginning of our research into the history of Salisbury Teacher Training College/The College of Sarum St Michael we heard...