Category: Health Care Projects

Cicilia’s Story
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Cicilia’s Story

Cicilia Prosy first came to CRESS during the Chalke Valley Lent Project health training and mosquito net delivery in a small village of Matu. Ms. Cicilia Prosy is a 22years old pregnant mother with three children namely; Lodu Samuel 6yrs, Duku Patrick 5yrs, and Kenyi Emmanuel 3yrs and 3 other orphans. On receiving her health...

Melanie talks to RUMPS trainees
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Melanie talks to RUMPS trainees

Melanie has been catching up with some of the participants of the RUMPS training CRESS funded last year. Five of the ladies who had attended the RUMPs training visited the clinic to talk with me about their experience of the training and how it had impacted their lives. Each of the five ladies was incredibly...

Lent Project – Mosquito Net Distribution Update
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Lent Project – Mosquito Net Distribution Update

In Uganda, Edward Mika and his team are continuing to deliver basic health training and mosquito nets to breast feeding, pregnant mothers and vulnerable women following the donations from the Chalke Valley Lent Project. Edward writes: “We distributed 200 Mosquito nets for both locations of Gobor and Mijale. We trained 48 breast feeding Mothers, 20 pregnant...

Latrine Appeal for the clinic
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Latrine Appeal for the clinic

In addition to the recent Garden Party at Knighton Manor and fund raising for the 10th Anniversary trip to visit the South Sudanese refugees in Uganda, there is also a special Appeal to raise funds for a new latrine at the CRESS funded Clinic. You can also support this Appeal online through our Virgin Giving...

Lent mosquito nets and knowledge delivered
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Lent mosquito nets and knowledge delivered

Ms. Cicilia Prosy is a 22 years old pregnant mother with three children between 3 and 6yrs old and 3 other orphans living in a small village of Matu. Since she lost her husband, she decided to settle in the bush  so that she can practice agriculture on a small scale to feed her children...

Mosquito nets delivered with health training
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Mosquito nets delivered with health training

  1000 Mosquito nets were bought with part of the generous donations from the Broad Chalke Lent Project. On the 28th and 30th of May the mosquito nets and training were delivered in Imvepi and Matu refugee camps. These are the first 2 trainings of 8 planned sessions, further training will depend on funds becoming...

Good news from the Clinic
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Good news from the Clinic

February was a good month for the clinic in Mijale. The clinic staff have sent their thanks for the completion of staff Tukals (accommodation) and construction of the latrine which is expected to be completed towards the of this month. The clinic received new equipment including a manual blood pressure machine and stethoscope. They also...

Stories of healing at Mijale Clinic
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Stories of healing at Mijale Clinic

Scovia Modong, a 1 year old female, residence of Kilaji (appx 10km away from the clinic) was rushed in the clinic late evening with; high grade fever, convulsions, persistent dry cough, stridor, vomiting everything and passing loose watery stools for 2 weeks. Ms. Jeska, Scovia’s mother said while tears rolling on her eyes “I took...

February Trip – one week on…
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February Trip – one week on…

Training equipment being put to use The flip chart which was so useful on our trip is being put to good use training the CRESS team back at their base. Clothes received Caroline packed children’s clothes around the phones and laptops in the luggage she took out to Uganda. Here they are ready to go...

Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy Training has taken place
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Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy Training has taken place

The long awaited CATT (Children’s accelerated Trauma Training) has taken place – this project was funded by the Luna Charity, CRESS and Salisbury Diocese. Edward Mika the Head of the CRESS funded Mijale Clinic wrote to Caroline: “I am really very happy that the CATT training has been completed successfully. 19 South Sudanese participants attended...