Category: Trips

Trip blog from Gobor and Moyo
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Trip blog from Gobor and Moyo

Saturday was another early start with many miles to cover, with a visit to the settlement in the bush at Gobor led by Archdeacon Eli Mawa. We were greeted by children running alongside us and singing so beautifully. Here they have so many very young they have set up a bush school for 3-6 year...

Trip Blog for Friday
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Trip Blog for Friday

Today was the one day there wasn’t at least 4 hours of travelling by air or on the rigi-rigi roads – we had a gentler start from the ‘White Castle’, which was welcomed after two very long hot days. We were to spend time with the staff team and local pastors in Arua at the...

Trip blog to the Mijale clinic
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Trip blog to the Mijale clinic

Fiona’s Thoughts on Thursday After much ‘African time’ and slipping schedules – Caroline was determined today was to be different! A rendez-vous was met on time by all travelling to Mijale today and Eric our driver known to be able to pilot a jet drove our Landrover with ‘eclat’ over 2hrs of rigi-rigi roads, arriving...

Trip Blog for visits to Bulomoling and Imvepi
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Trip Blog for visits to Bulomoling and Imvepi

I am writing Wednesday’s blog on Thursday, as we had such a busy day visiting Bulomoling and Impevi camps! Blog We set off for Bulomoling Camp, driving two hours along a rough track, to reach the first of our four agriculture groups. The women proudly showed us an area of land which had been fenced...

Trip Blog from the Diocese of Liwolo
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Trip Blog from the Diocese of Liwolo

Today’s blog is split with input from Caroline, Fiona and Andrew as they each did something different. Caroline Today I spent the whole day in discussions with some of the Diocese of Liwolo Leadership – it was an incredibly useful time. I worked with Bishop Joseph, Edward Mika, Alex Kenyi and we were later joined...

Trip Blog from Arua
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Trip Blog from Arua

Caroline, Fiona and Andrew are now in Arua. From Andrew’s Blog below, we hear about the busy day they had yesterday, meeting some of the CRESS delivery partners and finding out about the progress made on CRESS projects, as well as making plans for the future. Blog We left the comforts of the Airport Guest...

Trip Blog News Update from Entebbe
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Trip Blog News Update from Entebbe

Caroline, Fiona and Andrew arrived safely in Entebbe, having had to leave behind one suitcase at Heathrow airport, as they were 20kg overweight! They have already met up with two University students Nelson and Beatrice, sponsored by CRESS. More to follow about their educational journey’s later. Today they met with Francis Candiga to chat with...

Our next visit to the South Sudanese Refugees
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Our next visit to the South Sudanese Refugees

Next Saturday 22nd September myself, Fiona Sheldon and Andrew Staley leave for Entebbe and then onto Arua and Moyo to visit the CRESS projects and South Sudanese who deliver these projects. Our trip includes: • visiting two different refugee camps – Imvepi and Morobi • helping the community select 15 people to be trained in...