Category: Lent Project

Growing Businesses in Ugada
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Growing Businesses in Ugada

Emmanuel Savings Group, Bulomoni This lady is 29 years old and married with three children. She lives in Imvepi refugee camp – Arua district. She said, she ran a restaurant business in South Sudan before the war broke out. “I lost everything to the war” While in the camp, she had nobody to offer her...

How Savings Groups have helped Sam
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How Savings Groups have helped Sam

Sam Ladu is a South Sudanese Refugee living in Northern Uganda, Yumbe district. Sam is 24 years old and dropped out from secondary school due to lack of support from his parents. He said, “I left school in 2014 and got married to my wife who is also a primary school drop-out and started a...

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...

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...

Lent Project – Water Filters
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Lent Project – Water Filters

The Chalke Valley Lent Project has enabled CRESS to purchase 50 water filters for the team who work with them in Uganda. Archdeacon William Nyoma and his family in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement are one of the recipients of a water filter. Here is their story… The family of about 15 members keep their drinking...

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...

CRESS Newsletter Spring 2019
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CRESS Newsletter Spring 2019

Find out about Livy’s trip to visit all the CRESS agriculture projects, the impact of the Chalke Valley Churches Lent Project, healing in the Clinic and how the CATT training is beginning to help refugee children’s mental health.

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...

Lent Project Booklet Available
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Lent Project Booklet Available

The Lent Project Booklet is now available so you can find our more about the projects CRESS hopes to fund with monies raised this year. Download Booklet    

Lent Project 2019 Events
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Lent Project 2019 Events

The Lent Project in Broadchalke has this year teamed up with CRESS to raise money for the South Sudanese refugees living in Northern Uganda. Throughout Lent they have organised many fundraising events which we would love you to join us at. Sat 9th March Lent Lunch Radnor Hall, Bodenham 12noon -2pm Tickets £8 available from...