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Km 36 Landfill – Outreach with Peuan Mit, Laos

A  story from Laos by Clémence, technical advisor with Peuan Mit. The city landfill is an immense site of over 10 hectares located at Km36, off Road 13 South. Over 50 families work and...

Renewed Project brings further hope for street children

Renewed Project brings further hope for street children

This is an article from the Vientiane Times about a meeting to recognize the completion of the three-year Memorandum of Understanding (March 2008 to March 2011) between Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and...

Peuan Mit expands services at the Songsama Center in Vientiane

Peuan Mit expands services at the Songsama Center in Vientiane

Friends-International has recently formalized its activities in the Songsama Rehabilitation Center in Vientiane, Laos. Working in collaboration with the government, the Peuan Mit team will provide support to young people recovering from drug use...

Makphet – one of Asia’s best restaurants

Makphet – one of Asia’s best restaurants

Friends-International’s training restaurant in Vientiane, Laos has been recognised by the 2009-2010 Miele Guide as one of Asia’s best restaurants. Makphet is run by former street youth and their teachers and specialises in modern...

First of July and first day of school in Laos

First of July and first day of school in Laos

It was an early start to the school year for students in Laos with classes starting in July this year, to fit in with the schedule for the South East Asian Games which are...

Peuan Mit supporting reintegration of minority groups

Peuan Mit supporting reintegration of minority groups

Peuan Mit recently reintegrated three boys who had migrated to Thailand and came back to Laos through the official repatriation program last year. The three of them studied at Peuan Mit and all graduated...

A Surprise Encounter 0

A Surprise Encounter

From: Mark Vientiane, Lao PDR During my last visit to Vientiane, Lao PDR, I bumped into someone of my childhood past. Recognizing my name, Amy, who now works at UNICEF, said she had met...