News from September 2012

1200 pupils in one Sudan school

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Supporting education is one of the strategic goals of CMS Ireland’s Partners in South Sudan. David shares one of many education success stories…

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Return to Kiwoko

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Gideon Wilson (who the blog editor never realised possessed such advanced language skills) gives his thoughts on returning to Kiwoko after nearly 6 months in Bangor.

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Wilsons_2013 Posted by Rory Wilson on Mon, 01 Oct 2012 | 5 comments | Visit Rory, Denise & Gideon Wilson's blog

Lovely blue roof

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David tells us about two emails from two different countries, both talking about the same blue roof.

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Charles and James

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It doesn’t seem that long ago since I was writing about a young Congolese refugee, Charles Agele. To briefly remind you…Charles with his memorable beaming smile, was one of two refugees who presented themselves to John Spens at the Yei Vocational Training College office on that day in Autumn 2006. But where are these two men now?

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Bishop Hilary’s visit cancelled

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CMS Ireland regret to announce the cancellation of the visit to Ireland of Right Rev. Hilary Adeba, Bishop of Yei Diocese in South Sudan.

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Posted by Roger Cooke on Thu, 20 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

The Importance Of Being Ernest...

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Ern Arthur, a parishioner of St Brigid’s, Glengormley and a CMS Ireland supporter recently took to the skies, then quickly returned to ground via the most direct route, to help raise money for SD Church in Nepal. Here is what Ern had to say about the experience.

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Posted by Andrew Briggs on Wed, 19 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

Betty

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Tania tells us about Betty – one of the ladies from the craft group at Kiwoko Hospital – who is a true example of Christ’s compassion in action.

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Seven days to go...

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Helen Byers reflects on her last seven days at home in NI before heading to Kiwoko hospital in Uganda for three months.

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Eight new classrooms for Haddow

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During a recent visit to Ibba Diocese I had the opportunity to visit Maridi and see for myself the encouraging progress of the construction work at Haddow Primary School.

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