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Volunteering

Gap Year from the World Race Team

This ilds our first time having a GAP YEAR from the WORLD RACE TEAM. They truly did love and enjoyed their 3 weeks at Agape. They were willing to do anything we asked them to do. # SERVANT HEARTS !!
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Fantastic, final, fun five days

What a fantastic, final, fun, five days volunteering at the Agape Home. On Friday, it was free time outside, with many wanting to play strategy games and building activities, the younger children playing with the farm animals or the train set. On Monday and Tuesday, it was board games
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Delights

The Agape Home supports HIV children who live with their family. This Project Lek helps families stay together. Five years ago, Mae Robyn and myself visited several of these children in their very basic home, perhaps with an Aunt and Uncle or just Grandma. I remember one girl who was
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When He’s Welcomed

I have had the privilege of serving here at Agape for nearly three months – I actually leave to go home a week today. I would like to share one testimony that encouraged me greatly to have experienced. After our first two cell groups with the teenagers at Agape, we had a combined boys
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One on One!

It was a delight on a Saturday to spend ninety minutes with a child who was ‘attached’ to an oxygen tank. The child could not go outside, so for most of the time, we looked at every detail on every page in books. It was then cars and animals. This child comes and sits with
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Give-n-Receive

Songkran Songkran, the Water Festival, celebrates the Thai New Year. For three days here in Chiang Mai, water is thrown on people as they drive along roads and around the city moat. For 3 days, Mae Avis drove truckloads of Agape children around Chiang Mai.  Most of the children were s
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A Fruitful Week!

Our second week commenced as planned! Monday morning, 08.00 devotions with all the children, toddlers, staff and nannies holding babies, sitting on the floor. Most of this time is in the Thai language with some songs in English. Before rotational group activities from 09.00 to noon, I
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Sing it! “E-I-E-I-O…”

One of my favorite places on earth! After a warm welcome back from the children, staff and nannies, we had a great first week volunteering at Agape Home 2015, our 7th time here! I am very thankful to have been well prepared and flexible with activities for the school age children and
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One Week at Agape

Coming back to this place of love and peace is like coming home…. I have never felt so at home in a place that isn’t my home!! Unlike Zac Barr, who has beaten me to the second Blog of our life here, I am not doing split shifts. I am just a split person….. This week I have nursed babie
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Split Shift

Well, here we are! Dianne Wilson and I arrived in Chiang Mai nearly two weeks ago and have started working at Agape. What a crazy week – a new home, a new job, a new set of wheels and a brand new community! After all, your world has to change if you want to change the world. I’ll let
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