Aide et Action Laos is launching a new 5-year project aimed at overcoming some of the remaining educational challenges in the country. The project focuses on creating inclusive, child-friendly school environments and improving basic literacy and numeracy learning outcomes for pre-primary and primary students in 30 schools in Vientiane and Oudomxay provinces.
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Like in other border areas in the region, human trafficking is a serious problem in Lao Cai, Vietnam, close to the border with China. Between 2012 and 2017, Lao Cai province alone received 661 returned trafficking victims, 127 of them children (source: Lao Cai Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs).
We were delighted to welcome Luciano PICCOLO and Wilhelmus Age LEIJENAAR – one a former computer scientist and the other a doctor – to two primary schools of the district of Vangvieng, in the province of Vientiane, where we are working in Laos. The pair enjoyed a a half day visit to Hoauysi Elementary School […]
Laos, located in Southeast Asia, has one of the highest rates of child malnutrition in the Western Pacific Region with 44% of children under the age of five, suffering from stunted growth and development. To help address this and to help keep students in school, we are working with local communities to improve their knowledge […]