Category: News

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...

Students in their own words…
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Students in their own words…

While in Uganda Caroline spoke with two University students CRESS has sponsored.  Victoria Modong – BA Human Rights & International Relations 3 years finishing Apr 2020 Why did you choose Human Rights & International Relations? Why I chose this subject is because of my background first of all which is being a refugee, and...

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New book – raising money for CRESS

Anne Johns and Jenny Head, authors of Inspired to Teach, which records the history of the former College of Sarum St Michael (Salisbury Training College), will be publishing their second book in May 2019. We Will Teach! is based on thorough original research and  focuses on the link between Salisbury and the Channel Islands. Between...

Diploma Students Receive Laptops
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Diploma Students Receive Laptops

Caroline took 5 laptops to Uganda on her recent trip. These laptops were funded by the Peter Cundill Foundation and will enable the students to participate more fully with their studies. We have received this levelly email of appreciation from one of our Isaac Kwaje. Greetings to you in the name of our lord Jesus...

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...

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    

Working with Wonderbags
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Working with Wonderbags

While Caroline was in Uganda she met with Julia West – wife of the British Ambassador Peter West who is overseeing distribution of Wonderbags in Uganda. Wondering what a Wonderbags is and how it works? Read this Red Cross report to find out how they has helped Refugees in Rwanda. How will CRESS use Wonderbags?...

February Trip – Friday
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February Trip – Friday

The South Sudanese Team left this morning and travel with Patrick driving them to the bus station in Kampala. Then they will put the 2 flip charts and suitcase onto the goods carrying bus to Arua – the company will organise that and then a nominated person will pick them at Arua. They are quite...

February Trip – Wednesday & Thursday
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February Trip – Wednesday & Thursday

Both these days are following a similar pattern. Bishop Joseph and I have breakfast together and discuss more sensitive matters. Then the team of Edward Mika, Charles Kenyi, Alex Kenyi, Noel Lilija and Isaac Soro appear as they have been staying in another simple guesthouse down the road. They are on time both days smiling...