The children have fun making jewelry and then it’s sold to people visiting the Orphanage. They make 10% and can build up a little savings. They even make bamboo bracelets cutting the bamboo to sanding, varnishing, cutting holes and then painting. Here is the the Jewelry Tree Market…All of us are happily shopping at theContinue reading “Kids jewelry tree”
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Terri paper beads arts and crafts
Terry in the arts and crafts room showing kids how to make paper beads for necklaces and bracelets.
The children’s story
Bonnie is with the children who were open to tell the story of their life before before the orphanage and to draw a picture. Her intention is to create a book and the funds come back to Wat Opot.
Wat Opot is synonymous with its founder Wayne Matthysee their lives are intricately are intricately entwined. Wayne has shared story after story till our hearts are overloaded from what we are able to carry. Wayne in the Crematory where hundreds of adults and children were cremated. Often the parents came with their children many toContinue reading “Wayne Matthysse”
Welcome to Wat Opot
Welcome to Wat Opot where the door to your heart is opened and opened. Wat Opot began as a Hospice for for those dying of Aids and eventually turned into an Orphanage for HIV+ children and those without and their siblings.
Hello to everyone sharing in our journey from your support to reading our words and to opening your heart. I had never introduced myself apologies. we have been limited internet access at times and at Wat Opot. I’m Rik Center one of the contributors in writing about our excursion for the IWA group journey hereContinue reading “Introduction”
On the bus to Wat Opot
Here we are the 8 of us heading to Wat Opot. Terry, Gee, Rik, Pam, Jeanie, Bonnie, Terry, Emily.