But how did the teaching go?

So some of you might remember that I struggled with the teaching in the beginning. However, around the second week I had assessed the children’s skills enough to figure out that I’d only been planning a bit too advanced activities. I had to plan the activities as if they were pre-preschool than preschool, meaning I…

Visiting the CPDC with the U.S. Navy!

There are a few organisations in Pattaya that work towards providing orphans and street children safety, healthcare and the childhood they very much deserve. Two other organisations in Pattaya is working close with the Pattaya Orphanage and Saturday┬áI got to join some volunteers from the Human Help Network Foundation in Thailand (HHNFT) to go visit…

The Pattaya Orphanage

I’m halfway into my second week volunteering at the orphanage and I’m feeling more settled and less clumsy than in my first week. I’m more familiar with the system and people working here which makes the Orphanage a homely working place. That is what this place is for the majority of the people here: a…

A New Day is A New Day

I definitely won’t be worried that every day is going to be the same when spending most of the week #volunteering. I started my day playing with the toddlers, or more correctly being run down by the same darling girl as yesterday. She ran towards me as soon as I stepped through the door (again),…

First Day at the Pattaya Orphanage

Today was my first day volunteering at Pattaya Orphanage. Due to the sensitivity of the children, photos will have to go through a screening process of approval before they can be used so I will post you some later. I was quite nervous upon arrival; not knowing precisely what I would be doing I definitely…