Current Projects

Women’s Entrepreneurial Centre

Women's Entrepreneurial Centre

World Education Laos, through funding from the U.S. State Department, will establish the first-ever Women’s Entrepreneurial Centre in Laos. The Centre will be located in Vientiane Capital, and it will foster the development of women-owned sustainable businesses. Through partnerships with

TEAM – Training, Economic Empowerment, Assistive Technology and Medical and Physical Rehabilitation

The World Education Laos TEAM project, funded by USAID, enables Persons with Disabilities, especially women and girls, to attain and maintain maximum independence to fully and equally participate in all aspects of life. The approach for this project uses a

UXO Education and Awareness

The UXO Education and Awareness Project began in 1996 with a primary school curriculum that aimed to reduce injury and death from unexploded ordnance (UXO) by informing school-age children about protecting themselves and their peers from UXO. The project, which

Resilient Livelihoods for the Poor

         68% of the Laos population live in rural areas, where subsistence farming remains the dominant livelihood for many families. The poverty rate in rural areas of Laos is 2.9 times that of urban areas, and one-third of the

Integrated Victims Assistance

Between 1964 and 1973, more than 240 million cluster bomb sub-munitions were dropped in Laos. 80 million of these bombs failed to explode and continue to pose a hazard to civilians. Since 1964, approximately 20,000 people have been killed or