Category: Trips

February Trip – Friday
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February Trip – Friday

The South Sudanese Team left this morning and travel with Patrick driving them to the bus station in Kampala. Then they will put the 2 flip charts and suitcase onto the goods carrying bus to Arua – the company will organise that and then a nominated person will pick them at Arua. They are quite...

February Trip – Wednesday & Thursday
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February Trip – Wednesday & Thursday

Both these days are following a similar pattern. Bishop Joseph and I have breakfast together and discuss more sensitive matters. Then the team of Edward Mika, Charles Kenyi, Alex Kenyi, Noel Lilija and Isaac Soro appear as they have been staying in another simple guesthouse down the road. They are on time both days smiling...

February Trip – Tuesday
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February Trip – Tuesday

After a simple breakfast at Namirembe Guest House – Joseph and I set off with Chris ( son of Patrick ) in the people carrier to see Julia West – wife of the British Ambassador Peter West. We had a lovely meeting on their verandah enjoying the shade and tropical garden – we talked for...

February Trip to Uganda
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February Trip to Uganda

Hello to everyone following the blog ! Well here I am again ( 18th time in 9 years ) in Uganda – it is hot over 30C but with a swim very pleasant. I am just off to Kampala via Kajjansi to pick up Bishop Joseph who has flown down from Arua – this is...

You are warmly invited…
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You are warmly invited…

… to CRESS Trip and News Update… Sunday 18th November – Broadchalke Village Hall 5.00pm – 7.00pm Tea and cake, followed by wine and canapés Come along to hear Caroline Lamb and Fiona Sheldon’s report following their trip to visit the displaced refugees from South Sudan, living in Uganda. There are some great updates about...

Trip Summary – October 2018 Fiona Sheldon
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Trip Summary – October 2018 Fiona Sheldon

Just eight months since the conference in January – it was a privilege to meet again, those involved with CRESS Uganda and see the many strands of progress accomplished by them. We have seen the hardship, suffering, pain and disruption that goes with exile – but the joy and increasing resilience that has come with...

Trip blog – review of the visit
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Trip blog – review of the visit

We have just returned from an emotional but important third trip to visit our South Sudanese community in exile. For Fiona, Andrew and myself the lasting impression from this trip is a positive one as we witnessed significant strides forward for both dioceses, particularly the Diocese of Liwolo which has only been in existence since...

Trip Blog – Some surprises of the week!
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Trip Blog – Some surprises of the week!

Before I write a resume I thought I would share a few surprises… First up On the second flight from Dubai to Entebbe I realised I had left my ipad on the Emirates plane but I was too embarrassed to share with my 2 colleagues (I have a reputation for leaving things!) so I did...

Trip Blog for Monday our final day
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Trip Blog for Monday our final day

The day started with the rather limited breakfast at the Catholic Multi Purpose Guest House where we were staying. Breakfast is a hard boiled, rather smelly egg and a mandazi which is a local donut – this does a great job of providing plenty of carbohydrate to keep us going but not many vitamins or...

Trip blog from  Morobi Camp
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Trip blog from Morobi Camp

Morobi Camp, zone 3 , d’ongo We went to Morobi Camp, zone 3, D’ongo east to for church. There are a number churches in this camp, but because this camp was licensing 34 new Mother’s Union members and the Bishop was coming we met in one church. Our party included the three of us, Caroline,...

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