Category: News

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...

Community Business Facilitators receive field items
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Community Business Facilitators receive field items

CRESS has set up 41 Savings groups. Each group is supported by a local trained Community Business Facilitator (CBF) who visits to teach, encourage and advise the groups. Each facilitator looks after three groups and is unpaid. The difference these savings groups have made in their communities is huge. The 41 groups have 1014 members,...

Gardens at the DOL office, Arua and clinic, Mijale
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Gardens at the DOL office, Arua and clinic, Mijale

Part of the plan to make the projects of CRESS in Uganda more sustainable is to utilise the garden spaces around the office and clinic to produce food for the staff. Our monthly report from DOL share that: “We have planted more pineapple suckers in our office garden. 105 newly planted suckers and 26 planted earlier,...