Saturday, April 3, 2010

Saturday... Love at CIPI

The team spent the day at CIPI; a government ran home for babies, young children, teen mothers, and special needs kids.

For some team members, it was a day of reuniting with old friends...
and for others, new relationships were started...
The special needs department at CIPI is always a special blessing. In the past we discovered that the children loved to go outside onto the patio, but it was very difficult for the workers to manage their wheel chairs and walkers.
This year, Starfish was able to pay for handicap ramps and railing to protect the special needs children. We also had special screens installed to help with insect issues. Today, the team spent time painting and finishing up the work... but don't worry, there was plenty of playtime too!
Spending time with the babies is always special as well. The understaffing issues at CIPI often leave a dozen or more infants with only one worker for shifts of 24 hours or longer. Teams like ours are able to come in, provide a break for the workers, and bring much needed supplies.

Please keep all of the precious children of El Salvador in your prayers this week. Pray also for the team as they continue to minister to children and adults of all ages. Tomorrow they will be back to CIPI for part of the day, where they will be leading the Easter services. Then on Monday, they will be leading services at a boys home as well.

Thank you for following along...


1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the updates Ashley. We love following along!