Category: News

Maternity Services at CRESS funded Clinic
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Maternity Services at CRESS funded Clinic

It is remaining exactly 2 days for the first lockdown to finish with 88 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Uganda now. We are so delighted to announce more deliveries in the clinic with more pregnant mothers attending antenatal care services. Yesterday at exactly 09:45 EST, another new adorable baby boy delivered in the Cress funded...

CATT Counselling – A Case Study
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CATT Counselling – A Case Study

Godfrey Nyulo, a 10yrs old South Sudanese boy resident of Matu village (Northern Uganda).This is a narrative summary of his traumatic incidence on the first CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy) session which he and his grandparents were happy for us to share with you. “I was with my parents and three of our younger brother...

COVID Update from Uganda
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COVID Update from Uganda

The cases seem to be rising again despite the lockdown measures. As of today 26th April, 2020, there are 75 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Uganda, 46 recoveries and zero deaths. The whole country is still under lockdown. In Arua district where the DOL office is located, there is a COVID-19 quarantine point just 1km...

Covid-19 news from Uganda
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Covid-19 news from Uganda

The week went on well with only 2 new cases of COVID-19 recorded, so the country currently stands at 55 confirmed cases. No deaths recorded. There are 12 cases discharged or recovered so far. The president addressed the nation last Tuesday and has extended the Lockdown for another 3 weeks with the same measures announced...

Appeal Update
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Appeal Update

Huge thanks to our donors It is with huge gratitude that we can announce today that our Coronavirus Appeal has reached £5000. This will enable us to send a grant to Uganda to purchase gloves, face masks, soap, washstands and more. We know we will need more money as this epidemic spreads, but the Ugandan...

Normal delivery continues at the Clinic
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Normal delivery continues at the Clinic

As Covid-19 has become a global emergency causing lockdown in most countries in the world including Uganda with 45 confirmed cases, the CRESS funded clinic operates normally and all the clinic staff are safe because of their recent supplies of the protective gears and today at exactly 05:44pm EST, another adorable baby boy delivered in...

Thoughts on Lockdown – Uganda
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Thoughts on Lockdown – Uganda

Thoughts and updates and effects of the lockdown in Uganda The lockdown means you can no longer live a normal life. Restricted movements, no access to work or do business. Anxiety levels rising causing worries because of the uncertainties and coping up with over information about the COVID-19 pandemic. It is really too much for...

Prayers for Coronavirus in Uganda
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Prayers for Coronavirus in Uganda

Your Prayers for Holy Week Dear Prayer Team, Please, in amongst the many concerns we have here at home spare a thought for the CRESS funded clinic, DoL staff, their families, friends, colleagues and those working to support them here in the UK. As you have probably heard, COVID 19 is affecting Africa too. Just...

CATT Counsellor Receives Phone
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CATT Counsellor Receives Phone

Lulu the CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy) Co-ordinator presented Murye Emmanuel (teacher and CATT Counsellor/Group Leader in Gobor bush settlement ) with a smartphone and powerpack which will enable him to communicate with people his is counselling and report back to the UK. Lulu opened him an email / FB and WhatsApp account. Do listen...

Bicycles for Pastors
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Bicycles for Pastors

Three pastors whole work with the Diocese of Liwolo have received bicycles. The distances in the camps are vast and the bicycles will help the pastors visit people who need their support. (L) to (R) Rev. Deacon Elinoma Kenyi Abash, Rev. Alice Gamba and Rev. Mathew Boro Apollo