2.7 Billion Cubic metres of water available in Lao PDR, and still 48% of primary schools do not have access to water.
The importance of handwashing has taken centre stage during the last 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic. Without water and soap we know how easily viruses can spread. Still, across Lao PDR there are homes, schools and even health care facilities with little or no access to water. To date, […]
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons – Listening to People’s Voices
Depriving humans of their ability to choose where they work, what kinds of work they engage in, how to manage the income produced by their labour, or restricting their ability to see family and friends remains among the most heinous of crimes. Trafficking in people can include dramatic scenarios where […]
World Health Day- Household Air Pollution attributes to 47% of deaths per year in Lao PDR
4.3 million people die each year due to household air pollution in globally, (WHO, 2012). Many people in Lao PDR still cook on open fires with iron tri-pod pot supports, three-stone fires, and other traditional devices. These families rely on firewood and charcoal as their main source of fuel. This […]