Category: Agricultural Projects

A piggery project!
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A piggery project!

I get an email from Joseph asking again if there is anyway we can help Victor Bahati – he is a South Sudanese who felt called to go back and work in South Sudan but left his family in Uganda.  Cress has already tried to find sponsorship for his children but they are college age...

Sending farmers to Northern Uganda
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Sending farmers to Northern Uganda

Caroline has been speaking with Fiona French at Send a Cow discussing the visit planned in August when farmers will visit peer farmers in Northern Uganda to learn how they might become peer farmers themselves.  Also going on the trip will be Golda and Joseph and we are going to combine with AID Anglican International Development who...

Working with Send a Cow
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Working with Send a Cow

Today I was in contact with Fiona French at Send a Cow (SAC) about the Cress shared work with Send a Cow Uganda (SACU). The plan is to send four of the Cress team – Golda Poni, Yango Yunis, Esther and Agnes – tNorthern Uganda to look  at “peer“ farmers, these are farmers SACU has selected as examples...

Update from Caroline Lamb, our CEO & Founder of Cress
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Update from Caroline Lamb, our CEO & Founder of Cress

I rang Joseph as he was in Kampala where he was to pay for the hospital beds – he was then going to actually watch them being loaded onto the truck to make sure the correct number were put on.  He says that the transport company he knows and they are very reliable but the warehouse...

The perils of travel in South Sudan
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The perils of travel in South Sudan

The morning of the 12th June was spent organising money to be sent out to Uganda.  Joseph is travelling to Uganda overnight on Sunday, he travels on a very rickety bus that travels very fast through the night.  We hope he has gone through Moyo as this is safer because it is a shorter journey,...