Category: Health Care Projects

New baby girl and what it means to have maternity facilities in Mijale
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New baby girl and what it means to have maternity facilities in Mijale

Keeley Isaac is one of the most adorable baby girls. She was delivered on the 2nd November 2019 at 03:13am EST in the Cress UK funded Clinic in Mijale. At birth, Keeley weighed 2.8kgs with an Apgar score of 9/10. Her parents Mr. Sokiri Isaac and Ms. Kade Florence – Baptist church ministers and residence...

£5000 granted to the reusable sanitary pads (RUMPS) project
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£5000 granted to the reusable sanitary pads (RUMPS) project

The National Committee of Women’s World Day of Prayer, England, Wales and Northern Ireland has just granted CRESS a life changing £5000 towards the provision of reusable sanitary pads and underwear for South Sudanese refugee women and girls. A huge thank you to the committee and we will keep you up to date with how...

How long to get to your local clinic?
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How long to get to your local clinic?

Lulu, nurse at the CRESS funded Clinic in Mijale, shared this story with us. Mr. Boboya James, a resident of Korijo IDP – South Sudan (appx 15km away from the CRESS funded Clinic) and a father of Nakato Sibili Poni an eight months old baby girl who was one of a twin told us his...

News from the new Clinic
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News from the new Clinic

The new clinic in Mijale has been up and running since the end of August and was officially opened by Caroline and Bishop Joseph Aba during the CRESS 10th Anniversary Trip last month. They were really please to share with us the story of the first baby born there since the Uganda Health Authority announced...

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...