Painting fun with Anna and Chris

Blessed with two extra sets of hands, Nicola worked with Chris and Anna, who started their first day doing painting and hair cuts. The morning was messy and fun, creating the elephant prints on recycled material. The kids got to choose their colour, then it was spread on their hands and that was printed on the stencil…

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Siwanad’s funeral

Today (Thursday 23rd November 2017) was Siwanad’s funeral. It went off without a hitch. The flowers from 1Step2Step were simple and pure tones like Siwanad’s beautiful contented nature. Having friends there was a great help. Thanks to my local western long term missionary friends, Dorothy and Val, for coming. There was a lady from my…

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Siwanad – Rest in Peace

Siwanad, one of the original 1Step2Step children, moved to the home for disabled boys over a year ago and lived in the sick ward. Recently he has not been able to get the calories he needed to retain his weight and heal the pressure sore on his hip which has been an issue that I…

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Prayer request for Nicola

Prayer please. My visa renew paperwork has not come back from the local office for me to take to immigration and tomorrow is the last office open day that I can renew before 18th November. It’s stressful as I have loads on right now. Please pray that somehow it works out. Join me in praying that I can…

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Translator visit

Lovely to have a visit today from Nong Ae, who was our translator for the Lancaster DAT study tour first day in June 2017. She was doing a degree at Lancaster University and has now returned and started working full time. She and her family visited the orphanage to donate nappies. These were great as…

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DAT has impact

An attitude of love can be seen from those who came to the UK. It is clear that many of the participants of the DAT (Disability Awareness Tour) that we ran back in June 2017 have understood much of what they saw and it’s affecting their work. Most noticeably is the ward mum on my ward. She seems now to…

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Good news for Mr G

Good news for Mr G. The doctor says the bone has healed. He no longer has to wear the figure of eight brace. We will still try to help him keep the arm in neutral positions where possible to let the bone strengthen, but this is great news. We can now work on healing up the chaffed skin where…

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Miss K and Mr B update

Loy Kratong festival came and went. Miss K seemed to enjoy being in the “Miss” competition though possibly somewhat confused. The attention was nice though. Mr. B was taken along to support her too and he did really well. He used to really struggle in social situations. Nicola Anderson

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