Latest News from Mexico – The Cosslett Family
12 April 2011
Comings and goings
Last week our 7 wonderful weeks with family came to an end, Helen’s Mum, Liz spent four weeks with us and was a tremendous help, especially with Nisha when Anya arrived, and my parents, Larry and Chris, were also a great help – it’s a shock to the system being back at the sink every...
27 March 2011
This week I’ve been helping to host and co-ordinate a team from Texas that came to help with some construction and maintenance work in the drop in centre. They were a great group and not only helped out practically but got involved in ministry activities as well. The main reason for the...
21 March 2011
Running the race
We’ve had a busy couple of weeks continuing to adjust to life with a new baby. We’re still battling with various ailments – Steve’s had a parasite infection and Nisha has another cough, but otherwise we’re all doing well. Granny (Helen’s mum) made it safely back home to England, and...
06 March 2011
A week old
We’re sorry we weren’t able to give an update last Sunday, we were a little bit occupied with a little person who was making an entrance in to the world! Most of you will have received our news, and we’re very grateful for all your messages of encouragement and congratulations. We received...
20 February 2011
Update on Nayeli and Miguel, and some other ‘ex-street kids’
About 6 weeks ago we shared how we’ve been giving marriage preparation to Nayeli and Miguel (pictured above). This young family have been through a turbulent time these couple of weeks. Miguel works in construction and at the end of his last job the firm didn’t pay him – contracts and...
13 February 2011
After several weeks of counting the days on her special calendar, Nisha was finally able to see Granny in the flesh for the first time in 18 months. We picked her up from the airport on Friday evening and Nisha couldn’t stop dancing round and round the airport with excitement! Even though...
30 January 2011
Highs and Lows
As we mentioned in last week’s blog, the guys in rehab sometimes get very lonely, especially on days when there is open visiting for families – usually Sundays. So today after Church we went to the rehab centre to encourage them and share a meal with them. Over the week there has been...
30 January 2011
This past week our OMS team took the opportunity to leave the hustle and bustle of the big city for 3 days and head out to the country side for a time of refreshment. At present our team appears quite small, but we are excited that there are potentially 4 more families on their way here, so...
24 January 2011
We are excited that many of the street kids/young people are taking decisions to go in to rehabilitation and leave the streets. There are now 7 in rehab, and 3 who are either with family or renting a room (3 of those who are in rehab are in the above picture – we have had to blur faces...
12 January 2011
A couple of weeks ago Nisha and I (Helen) went to visit an ex-street girl whom I’ve known since 9 years ago. Her name is Eli and some of you may remember me talking about her. She ran away from home when she was about 7 years old and initially stayed in various street-kids’ homes but...