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Students weekend with Bishop Joseph
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Students weekend with Bishop Joseph

THEME 2020: IMPACTING THE NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS WITH LEADERSHIP ABILITIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW The Students’ Day was devised to bring together the college students and equip them with leadership skills and improve their communication skillset while preparing them to face the real world after college. ABOUT THE DAY The Students’ day was very...

COVID Update
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COVID Update

Week 26 of Lockdown Confirmed cases are 6879 Recoveries are 2961 Deaths are 69 Active cases are 3849 Uganda has had a strict lockdown from the first known cases of the virus in the country. Many of the cases, to begin with, were lorry drivers crossing the border into the country. Restrictions were eased in...

Coaching at home for sponsored students
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Coaching at home for sponsored students

During August CRESS enabled many of our sponsored students get coaching at home. Parents chose a local teacher who, after being checked by the Education Team, taught their child with 1-1 tutoring over a period of a month. Education Co-ordinator Jeska wrote I am glad to share with you the supervision of student coaching in...

Jamie has completed his fund raising walk
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Jamie has completed his fund raising walk

Jamie had an amazing day on Saturday walking from Winchester Cathedral to Salisbury Cathedral and on to Great Wishford to raise money for CRESS and the Acorn Trust. Thank you so much to all of you who sponsored him he has raised just over £3000 – Amazing job – we will let you know how...

Agriculture Update
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Agriculture Update

With the support of CRESS the agriculture department in the Diocese of Liwolo has been able to achieve a huge amount in July as easing lockdown has allowed agricultural work to continue: Collected MEL (Monotoring, Evaluation and Learning) data from the original 8 agriculture/savings groups, as well as success stories from some few members both...

Education in Lockdown – Update
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Education in Lockdown – Update

We want to thank all our sponsors so much for supporting the students in Uganda through these difficult times. As Uganda went into lockdown all the students who are supported through the CRESS Education Sponsorship programme were sent home. It was expected that schools would open in June, but a few days before they were...

Savings Group Success Story
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Savings Group Success Story

The story of Susan Gilea Susan is a 39-year-old Widow with four children, who lost her husband to the war in South Sudan. As a member of Morjita serving group in Imvepi, she said this project of saving has really helped her in the following ways: – Being sick of Typhoid and Ulcers, she was...

Savings Groups – Success story
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Savings Groups – Success story

The story of Akumu Agnes Agnes is a 30 years old married lady with two children, who is a member of Morjita Saving group Imvepi. She said the saving project helped her in the following ways: As an undergraduate student, she nearly missed sitting for her exams last year because she lacked 200,000/= Ugandan shillings....