A MESSAGE FROM HEIDY WHO IS IN SIKKIM AT THE ORPHANAGE ( MONASTERY ) FOR THE PAST FEW WEEKS.
SINCE THE LOCATION OF THE MONASTERY IN SIKKIM IS SO OUT OF REACH , THE INTERNET IS VERY RARELY AVAILABLE AND HEIDY MANAGED TO GET THIS EMAIL AND A COUPLE PICTURES TO ME AND ASKED ME TO POST IT FOR HER TO KEEP OUR SUPPORTERS ABREAST ON HER WORK. BELOW IS HER MESSAGE :
I send you this email and one Picture to Freddy and little Massi and Friends. I can not send it to Face Book from here. The connection breaks up all the time. Maybe you like to post it on your wall !?
I stay now soon two months in Sikkim with the 35 Children and young adults in the Monastery. I am very happy that I could go back to those orphan Children. It was like coming back home.
The first 5 Weeks where very intense.
In the first week one of the little ones got measles – and then step by step all the little ones got this children sickness. Some of them had very bad side effects of this measles. So the children called my Sleeping room “OUR HOSPITAL” .
In my Room are 3 Beds and most of the time in each bed stayed 2 Children. So it was easy for me to give them the treatment they needed. Then i had some bad cuttings to care for, when they cut their Hair with razor blade, several sprains, coughing, flu, and many ekzema. I am full of thanks and very happy that my Doctor, Pharmaceutical and Nurse Friends in Switzerland gave me so many good Bandages and Medicine. I was very often praying, that i do the right thing. Then i am not a Nurse & could just handle and trust. I am full of thanks to God , that all is going well until now.
It is here Monsoon season.. It is raining very much – and sometimes we had for several days no electricity and also no water in the Buildings. Inside the Buildings all the time a little bit wet.
I wrote a diary – but only in German – maybe i will let it translate, when i am back in Switzerland.I will have very hard to go away from here. Then these little Boys and also the elders had many struggles in their young life. And they have all the Love from me that i can give to them. One of the little ones was so very afraid, I will die, when i had flu and fever. I would get just a little bit sleep in the afternoon. He was crying all the time on my side and tried to open my tired eyes with hes little fingers. He layed hes little arms around my neck and whispered in my ear AMALA – it is the Tibetan word for Mother. Hes Mother died , when he was 4 years old – now he is 7…storys like that where every day – I CAN REALLY SAY I LOVE MY BOYS, LIKE A MOTHER. I have no own Children, but I can not imagine, that I would love my own children more, then “my” Children in Sikkim.
My deepest thanks to all of you who support the Sikkim project. It is my Heart project – my Prayers and my Love are with you !
More pictures will follow. But not at this Moment. It needs more than a half hour time so send one Pic – and when the Internet stop it is just not possible 🙂
All my best wishes from the Himalayan mountains, Heidy
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