Thailand update

25th August 2017 – Here’s another update from Nicola Anderson in Thailand: “The orphanage has seven wards containing children of similar disabilities and ages. In five of the seven wards, the children have had immunization for flu, but two wards have not yet been included. One of those is the ward I work on. To try and…

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Update on PEDRO 5

23rd August 2017 – More news from Nicola Anderson about the progress of the latest container load of equipment for the orphanages in Thailand: “News in today on the Container……there were a few mix ups with it being our first shipment with this department. It seems that they are still working on customs clearance, but…

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Growing up

Nicola Anderson reports on a recent visit: “Today I went to visit two of the older children who were in my original group. Miss W was sadly in the sick ward at the girls’ home, because she has somehow broken her arm. Apart from the arm, she actually looked really well. She had gained some weight,…

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Mr B battles on

Another update from Nicola Anderson in Thailand: “Mr B had a very sleepy morning, but this afternoon he worked hard trying and trying again to succeed. Sometimes, to change the activity of walking with his walker, I add cushions on the mesh seat. Today he wanted to put it back on after it fell off. He worked…

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Water fun day in Thailand!

Here’s the latest report from Nicola Anderson about what the children have been doing in Thailand. “Today the six 1Step2Step children enjoyed time in the orphanage’s pool, having one-to-one time playing and stretching. The children all have different needs for support, different abilities and different ways of enjoying life. S loves playing games involving chasing things that…

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DAT Art 2017

This picture was created by a little girl at St. Thomas’s Church, Lancaster. It shows the Thai visitors and me when we were at church on the Disability Awareness Tour (DAT) in June. She worked so sweetly getting all the features of our clothes and accessories. We had met her in the mainstream school visit and she was taken…

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Further PEDRO Progress

8th August 2017 We have just heard that the PEDRO 5 container is off the UNI Adroit ship and at the Bangkok port. The orphanage have heard from the department regarding the container and all the final pieces of the puzzle seem to be lining up for its arrival soon. Eight years ago today was…

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