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August, 2015
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PRE - SCHOOL

This month we have been learning about our family and how all the members help each other.
The month of August is also when we celebrate Thai mother's day and we all joined in with the theme of 'Bike for Mum'. The older children biked around the neighbourhood whilst our younger students took an adventure up and down our street. We made flowers and cards for our mum too!
 

THONG KLA
 
We visited Thong Kla's family and gave them photos of their precious little boy. hey are sad but doing well and a big thank you to everyone who has been praying and supporting them. 
SLUM CHURCH

The  Community of Faith Churches have been meeting each week in the Theprasit and Goh Pai slums. Mother's day was a reason to celebrate and also pay respect to the elderly mums in these communities.Love, joy and peace abounds in these services!!

BABY HOME

Baby Meena has successfully settled in with her extended family and mum in Isaan. It is so exciting to see the vision of this centre being fulfilled and families being able to stay together. The home is no longer taking in new children and the staff from the centre have new positions at our pre school.  

KIDS CLUB

Our kids club also celebrated mothers day and they made crafts and gifts for their mums. We have some new helpers with our Saturday kids club and we are so thankful to everyone who helps and supports us in so many ways. A big thanks to all of our ISE students who have been helping during the holidays.

CHILD PROTECTION

It has been a busy month of conduction more child protection trainings at the Regents, ISE and ISC schools. We are thankful for the opportunity to with the Thai staff in these schools raising awareness about child protection issues and how we can be advocates in the school and community.

SLUMS

A big thanks to the Rotary club who purchased walking frames and walking sticks to help the elderly in the slums to become more mobile. This contribution has made a huge impact on these people's lives!

HOSPITAL

Our little Cambodian boy who has suffered terrible burns after an accident on a construction site is recovering well, however he will need to have skin grafts in order to be healed completely. Please pray for him as he goes though this painful process.

Soul Music Night

A big thanks to Earl, Eva and all the sponsors for another great soul music night and for raising over 60 000 baht for Hand to Hand. You guys are local heroes!!!!
Thank You VFI!
A big thanks to the VFI Club who took us shopping to buy some much needed stationary and for a donation towards the running costs of our centre. They also provided us with a scrumdidliumptious lunch!!!! 
MARGIE IS IN CANADA AND USA
Margie will be in Canada and the USA for the next 2 1/2 months working and resting!!!! All Hand to Hand projects will be continuing as usual; however there will be no newsletters until the end of November.

Here is my schedule and if I am coming near you and you would like to catch up please let me know via email or face book message. I would love to see you all!!!!

Lethbridge Canada   26th Aug. – 3rd Sept.
Toronto Canada        3rd Sept. – 16th  Sept.
Nth Carolina  USA     16th Sept. – 23rd  Sept.
Illinos USA                  23rd  Sept. – 8th  Oct.
Texarkana  USA         8th . Oct. – 22nd  Oct.
Houston  USA             22nd  Oct. – 18th  Nov.
 
 Prayer Points.
  • For Margie as she travels to Canada and the US.
  • For our sponsors who give so generously.
  • For the the churches in the slums.
  • A long term (12 months of more) volunteer interested in our projects and administration.
  • For our little boy suffering from burns in the hospital.
  • For the health of all of our staff, students and volunteers.
  • For a clear direction for the government in Thailand.
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418/39,Suksabai Villa 3, Moo 10
Nongprue, Banglamung
20150 Chonburi
THAILAND


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