Category: News

Vitamin Delivery
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Vitamin Delivery

Why distribute vitamins? Malnutrition and poor sanitation in the camps and villages where internally displaced persons live are the reasons we wanted to be involved delivering this project. It will help prevent thousands of children from getting childhood illnesses including poor vision, blindness, anaemia and diarrhoea. Vitamin A, Albendazole and multi vitamin distribution is one...

Confirmation of 930 Christians
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Confirmation of 930 Christians

In December, the Bishop of the Diocese of Liwolo commissioned 16 women into Mothers’ Union membership, licensed 31 Mothers’ Union Lay Readers and confirmed 930 Christians in Imvepi Refugee Camp. This year, with COVID, the DOL has used different methods to keep in touch and spiritually nourish the refugees. This has included the Loud Speaker...

Antenatal classes continuing at the clinic
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Antenatal classes continuing at the clinic

At the CRESS funded clinic in Mijale, midwife Bethy is continuing the antenatal classes with many expectant mothers joining the classes. They are also proud to share that in December 7 babies were born at the clinic.  

New tech delivered for the Jesus Film Ministry
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New tech delivered for the Jesus Film Ministry

The Jesus Film is a great tool which the Diocese of Liowlo has been sharing as part of its discipleship programme. CRESS applied for a grant to fund the equipment needed to share the film in the refugee camps. The Jesus Film was shown in Imvepi Refugee Settlement at Miju nyona, Loketa 3 and Gole...

Poultry Project beings…
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Poultry Project beings…

As part of becoming self-sustainable, the Diocese of Liwolo is starting a poultry project which will enable them to make money to support their activities. CRESS is funding the set up of the project through a grant. The poultry house has now been built and the poultry will be arriving in January so the project...

Food packages for Pastors and poor refugees
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Food packages for Pastors and poor refugees

In December food packages were delivered to 63 pastors in the diocese or Liwolo and to 200 refugees within Imvepi Refugee Settlement and those in Mijale-Kerwa sub-county. Alex Kenyi wrote in his report “Those who received were so happy for what was given to them.”  

Christmas Celebrations in Uganda
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Christmas Celebrations in Uganda

A huge thank you to those of you who supported our Christmas Appeal. Our delivery partners in Uganda, the Diocese of Liwolo, gave out money for Christmas celebrations in churches in Imvepi refugee camp and in the Mijale-Kerwa sub-county and people celebrated the Christmas very well and were thankful to the diocese and CRESS UK....

Jesus Film shown in Imvepi Refugee Settlement
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Jesus Film shown in Imvepi Refugee Settlement

Since lockdown has lifted in Uganda it was finally time for the long-awaited showing of the Jesus Film by the Diocese of Liwolo (DOL) in Imvepi Refugee Settlement. Joel, Literature and Discipleship Officer for the DOL reported: The Jesus Film has been one of the most effective evangelism tools that helps to raise up leaders so...

Vitamins distribution begins…
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Vitamins distribution begins…

Thanks to the donation of vitamins from Vitamin Angels, distribution is now beginning… The Clinic in Mijale has undertaken the training of a large team who are now able to administer vitamin A to all the children aged under 5 years in Imvepi Camp and the Gobor and Mijale bush areas. This is a huge...

What is your commute like?
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What is your commute like?

Caroline asked Lulu the CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy) co-ordinator how he travels to do his CATT fieldwork after hearing about his most recent trip to collect CATT Counsellor reports from all over the district. He said I used a hired motorbike. It is 4 to 5 hours serious cycling i.e Mijale-Morobi-Belameling-Goboro and this is...