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 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”
Here we are the 8 of us heading to Wat Opot. Terry, Gee, Rik, Pam, Jeanie, Bonnie, Terry, Emily.
I’ve told you about the the work that is being done here to help physical illnesses and injuries. We’ve seen abnormal growths, at-risk births, respiratory problems and a slew of other physical conditions. But there is another side too – the mental side, that we mustn’t ignore. I’m talking about mental health. The mission teamContinue reading “The Mind Matters Too”
Sometimes you get to be a part of something that brings pure joy. Those are the moments we all seek – that we hope will find us. Yesterday we had that moment as Nancy and Eileen from Team IWA assisted in an emergency C-section for twins. I caught up with Nancy today to get theContinue reading “Let There Be Life”