Brought groceries for Lotus Care Centre. A home with a mixture of very young (4 babies),13 children (4 to 15 yrs old) and 15 old folks. Present from Sipj is Yati, President-elect, a Sipj supporter, Sally (owner of a Japanese Restaurant) and Kim, Club President.
Hayley brought gifts from her club and herself to thank Kim for her hospitality.
The next morning, Phyllis Fitzgerald (and Dorothy and Jackie) drove me around to see one of SI Upper Hutt’s projects – the Teen Parent programme, which is supported by SI Upper Hutt. This programme provides secondary schooling for teenagers who are pregnant or already parents. There is childcare available and a creche onsite and classroom…
After visiting agape kids at their home-school classrooms, we break for a southern Indian lunch. After lunch we visited the living quarters of some of the kids from Agape.