Newsletter from the Independent Living Center
On the 1st of August, in the morning, all the teenagers had activities together; they dug the trees and cut the grass around the Independent Living Center. Fr. Phakavee also went to help them at the Independent Living Center.
On the same day, in the afternoon, all the teenagers organized to clean the pool and eradicated the weeds in the pool at the Independent Living Center. They were very tired but they were very happy to do activities together. Fr. Phakavee also changed a new uniform for helping all the teenagers to clean the pool at the Independent Home.
The same day, in the afternoon, some of the teenagers who are staying at home had opportunity to welcome a group of the visitors from Iceland. They came to visit us and tour around at the Independent Living Center. Some of the teenagers played music for their visiting. We hope when they come back to Thailand, they will come to visit us at the Independent Living Center again.
On the 9th of August, everybody attend the Holy Mass in the church at the Center, all the teenagers had the opportunity to welcome Fr. Kreangkrai Sukhjit and Fr. Watchara Seangjarean who are new priests. After Holy Mass both of fathers blessed for each of members in the Independent Living Center to be happy. Than everybody dinner together, after dinner, fathers gave some ice-creams for all the teenagers.
On the 11th of August, all the teenagers had cerebrated of 5 years anniversary of the opening the Independent Living Center Building. Exactly, it was anniversary on the 7th of August but we had a lot of activity. All the teenagers attend the Holy Mass with Fr. Preeda and Fr. Phakavee and then Fathers and all the teenagers have dinner together. This building, there were 28 teenagers but now, there are 18 teenagers because some teenagers left from the Independent Living Center. They had job to do and back to society. Now, there are 9 girls, 9 boys, 1 superintendent, 1 social worker and 1 maid.
On the same day, after dinner the Independent Living Center, we had good opportunity to organize the birthday’s party for the 5 teenagers. They are Mee, Tukkata1, Ben, Tee1 and Bell. Mee was born on the 10th August, so she is now 17 years old. Tukkata 1 was born on the 16th August, so she is now 20 years old. Ben was born on the 17th August, so she is now 16 years old. Tee 1 was born on the 20th August, so she is now 16 years old. And Bell was born on the 29th August, so she is now 19 years old. We organized their birthdays together.
On the 12th of August, The Children’s Home had organized activity in Mother’s Day at the Center. All the teenagers went to join in this cerebration. In the morning, all the teenagers attend the Holy Mass in the church at the Center. After Holy Mass, everybody respected and blessed to the Queen Sirikit Picture. She is a queen of Thailand. After that the teachers at the Center sat on the stage, all the teenagers and children in the Center respected and bear jasmine on mother’s shirts.
On the 13th of August, all the teenagers had organized activities to development social in the Mother’s Day. All the teenagers and people in the area helped for cleaning the street in community where is the Independent Living Center located. After finished, everybody have lunch at Headman’s House together. All the teenagers enjoyed eating and happy to do activities today.
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