Category: News

New Clinic Motorcycle
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New Clinic Motorcycle

It has been harder than usual to source a motorbike in Uganda for the clinic even once funds had been raised due to the COVID lockdown, so we were really pleased to hear last night from Jojo Seme that it has arrived. He said: “Greetings to CRESS UK from Clinic staff in Mijale, Uganda. I...

CRESS students gain employment
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CRESS students gain employment

Joseph was very pleased to be able to meet up with Viola Poni on his recent trip to Kajo Keji in South Sudan. Viola Poni was a CRESS sponsored student who studied for a Diploma in Human Nutrition and Dietetics at the Bukalasa Agricultural school and undertook work experience with the CRESS agriculture and clinic...

Savings Groups Changing Lives
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Savings Groups Changing Lives

Our Savings Groups projects are busy changing lives in Uganda and we are so pleased to have some new stories from the South Sudanese refugees to share with you. These are just 5 out of over 1000 members who are benefitting from the support of the Savings group structure, education and advice given by the...

Vicky Modong Graduation
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Vicky Modong Graduation

A huge congratulations to Vicky Modong who has graduated with her degree in Human Rights, Peace and Humanitarian Interventions, we wish her well in her job search. I hope this email finds you well, we thank God Almighty for the gift of life and his protection amidst this pandemic. I would like to take this opportunity to say...

Student News
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Student News

We are delighted to hear an update from Scopas Murye, one of the CRESS sponsored students, about how life is progressing through the new COVID lockdown, he says: I am doing so well, though indoor most time because the number of covid-19 cases have gone really up! But am okay, continuing with the online classes...

CRESS Open Garden
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CRESS Open Garden

The CRESS Open Garden is being held this year on the weekend of 11th – 12th September, each afternoon between 2.00-5.00pm at Knighton Manor, Broad Chalke. Visitors pay a voluntary contribution to enjoy afternoon tea in the beautiful setting of Knighton Manor, including the opportunity to walk around the cutting flower gardens and the chance...

Agriculture groups
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Agriculture groups

Some lovely photos from the groups we thought we could share with you! Most agriculture groups have already transplanted their vegetables to the main beds although it has been very dry. Julius writes: A challenge we are experiencing is the inconsistency of rains in the area. Rains have not been sufficient enough. For the whole...

Discipleship in Northern Uganda
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Discipleship in Northern Uganda

We are so pleased to hear that the discipleship team, part of the Diocese of Liwolo and funded by CRESS have been busy last month in many locations delivering the Jesus Film and Bible study groups for their pastors. The discipleship lead Joel Abate said: The Jesus Film show was conducted in Pingo Centre. 289...

Pastors receive agriculture training
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Pastors receive agriculture training

After so many of us joined with the Chalke Valley Churches as they worshipped on Advent Sunday with the South Sudanese refugees in Impevi Refugee Settlement, CRESS wanted to find a way of helping the pastors of the DOL (Diocese of Liwolo) increase their food supply. Last year the World Food Programme which distributes food...

Poultry arrive!
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Poultry arrive!

You may remember back in January that the poultry house was completed. Well, we are so pleased to let you know the poultry have now arrived. 100 day-old chicks were delivered to the office and they have settled in well and are busy growing up already. It is hoped they will provide eggs to add...