Visit to Bann Feung Fah orphanage in Thailand

Oh to see first hand what Nicola is doing. That was my thought last year, once I heard what 1Step2Step is doing at Bann Feung Fah orphanage, writes John Slee, now 1Step2Step treasurer. (By the way, just in case you’re wondering, like all 1Step2Step volunteers, I pay for my own flights. All donations go towards…

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Social interaction and friendships

  When these children spend much of their time looking up at the ceiling, having the chance to play and interact with others is so valuable. Over the years, while 1Step2Step has been working with these children with complex needs, that’s been a challenging and enjoyable thing to bring to them.    Many of the…

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God is always listening

Yesterday I went to see one of the teachers who came to England for the Disability Awareness Tour (DAT) and the children she works with. They have been doing painting projects every Friday (a new passion for the children and Khru Tink). From painting ceramic creatures for a mural – more news about that soon – to…

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Prayers for a busy season

There are many projects that are trying to be prepared for the greater good of the orphanage, including the systems in place there, the staff and events for the children’s enjoyment.  Please pray that no part of the planning is missed and that no project is made difficult because of high costs. Thanks be to God for…

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Day at the dentist

Mr S is at the dentist’s tomorrow for the first time ever. His big teeth on the lower jaw have come through, but his baby teeth have not come out, which makes for a cluttered tooth line. Please pray for his coping skills. I’m hopeful that he has watched “Mr Bean at the dentist” enough to…

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Sweet compassion

Mr B had already got dressed with socks and shoes on and was just playing a little. I got out Mr C from the ward and started to get him dressed. I’d changed his nappy, put on his t-shirt and was just completing his shorts when I turned to see Mr B holding a sock and looking at…

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Prayer request for a 1Step2Step friend

On the 1Step2Step 10th birthday celebration, volunteers joined local friends for a party with kids, activities, cakes, information about our life over the years and much joy. Two who attended that day were the newly engaged couple, Jenny and Phil Meier. Phil is a police officer and while at work, Phil and his colleagues were helping…

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