Category: News

Olivia’s Trip – Thursday 9th May
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Olivia’s Trip – Thursday 9th May

Julious Abate is the new Agriculture officer with CRESS in Arua helping Mame Yunia support the women’s groups to grow vegetables. Julious is interested in all issues and concepts of agriculture. He smiles and chats readily, but is also concerned for his father, wife and three children who live in Imvepi refugee camp. Here he...

Olivia’s Trip – Wednesday 8th May
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Olivia’s Trip – Wednesday 8th May

We have arrived safely in Moyo after a few delays having had to skip the visit to Goboro. We have had a good evening meeting with the women of DOKK and are all set for our trip tomorrow. Chatting during the group photo with mama Noel, the mother of Noel the CRESS Savings Groups officer,...

Olivia’s Trip – Tuesday 7th May
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Olivia’s Trip – Tuesday 7th May

Another interesting day. The wind is blowing so maybe rain on its way soon. It is late hence the delay in all the veg gardens. Agricultural training Here I am with Mama Yunia, CRESS Agriculture officer, after conducting my training for all the agriculture and project office teams and other staff. I focused on comparing...

Olivia ‘s Trip – Monday 6th May
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Olivia ‘s Trip – Monday 6th May

Livy ( Olivia Jones ) from Ebbesbourne Wake has travelled out to Northern Uganda in her role as CRESS agricultural adviser . Livy and the CRESS Uganda team travelled to Imvepi camp – her first port of call was to Agnes the widow of Rev Emmanuel Amule – sadly Rev Emmanuel died last year only...

Olivia’s Trip – Sunday 5th May
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Olivia’s Trip – Sunday 5th May

Livy ( Olivia Jones ) from Ebbesbourne Wake has travelled out to Northern Uganda in her role as CRESS agricultural adviser. Olivia arrived safely in Entebbe to stormy and noisy weather again! The morning was calm and sunny so she visited the market. She later visited Entebbe Botanical Gardens with guide Rafiki which means friend...

Charity Sale in Aid of CRESS
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Charity Sale in Aid of CRESS

On Friday 10th May 10.00am – 2.00pm Church Farm House, Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, SP5 4LR Join us for coffee, cake and a browse. A popular selection of stalls and all proceeds to buy essential medicines for our CRESS clinic.

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...