World Education Laos is a field office of World Education, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in the United States. World Education is dedicated to engaging and empowering communities, families, and individuals through programs in mine action, education, disability inclusion, economic development, and health. World Education Laos’ programs are designed to build capacity, promote self-sufficiency, and increase inclusion of all persons in Lao PDR.

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Results

In 2020, World Education Laos projects achieved the following:

– USAID Okard led the creation of accessible COVID-19 information including daily national broadcast briefings with sign language interpretation

–  244 persons with disabilities and their households supported to meet their needs through individualized case management

The Comprehensive Mine Risk Education (MRE) project disseminated MRE messages to primary and secondary school students through the new MRE Curriculum in 88 districts across 10 target provinces

– 61,523 children and 17,223 adults received MRE messages from puppetry performances

Read more for World Education Impact Report 2020

 

 

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