Category: News

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...

Mary Aciga’s Story with CRESS
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Mary Aciga’s Story with CRESS

Mary is the recently widowed wife of Alex Aciga Rev Alex was a senior leader in the Diocese of Kajo Keji who was killed in a tragic accident at Easter in 2019. This immediately meant all income was stopped for Mary and she became destitute overnight and had to move out of her house which...

11year old’s fund-raising success
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11year old’s fund-raising success

11 year old student Johann ran a Christmas Art House event raising funds for CRESS in Nunton Church last weekend. He also arranged a concert for the opening night which was well attended. The funds he has raised are going to provide a Christmas meal for staff at the CRESS funded Clinic in Mijale, the...

Bush School Teacher Training
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Bush School Teacher Training

Today Teacher Training has started thanks to the Salisbury Diocesan Sudans Education Committee approving a grant for this training. The training is for five days from 16th December to 20th December – it is taking place in the extension room at the CRESS funded Arua Office. Here six teachers – three from Gobor Bush School...

RUMPS training in bush settlement Gobor
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RUMPS training in bush settlement Gobor

Thanks to Womens’ World Day of Prayer generous grant CRESS team were able to do some RUMPS (Reusable Menstrual Pads) training in Gobor in rural Northern Uganda. The women attend a three day course which also teaches them about the menstrual cycle, family planning and hygiene. This is the first such training for CRESS this...

Fruits of Sponsorship
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Fruits of Sponsorship

Jojo Seme has been sponsored for 9 years continuously by CRESS one donor and this is the result… Dear Caroline Lamb, Great you in Jesus name, the graduation was successful held yesterday and I was recognized as the best research student. Thank you very much for your continued support and concern, I’m so grateful. Send...

Christmas Charity Gifts with CRESS
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Christmas Charity Gifts with CRESS

This year we have been asked to offer Christmas Gifts for those of you who know there are people in your life  who would prefer to give rather than receive more stuff for themselves. We have set up a form under Support CRESS so you can buy either one-off gifts or set up regular monthly...

Becky Sedgwick writes…
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Becky Sedgwick writes…

Becky has written a lovely piece on the Parenting for Faith she workshop she ran in Arua during the September visit. Read more on the BRF website

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...

Time to give thanks to God and the CRESS family
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Time to give thanks to God and the CRESS family

It’s a time to give thanks to God and the CRESS family in general. I would like to take your attention back to April 6th 2013 during the birth of my son Wilfred who was born by caesarean birth in Kajo-Keji Hospital. My wife Esther was advised not to eat adequate food and she became...