Tagged: Laos

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Luang Prabang Half Marathon: “La Procession”

Congratulations to all who competed in the first ever Luang Prabang Half Marathon: “La Procession”! Over USD$125,000 was raised for our Lao PDR program Peuan Mit! This money will go towards opening a new vocational...

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Praise For Peuan Mit In Vientiane Meeting

A report from our Friends program in Lao PDR, Peuan Mit, on a big day in Vientiane… ‘Today Peuan Mit had its annual Advisory Committee (AdCom) Meeting with participants including it’s ministry counterpart, the...

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Focusing On Young Women’s Health in Lao PDR

This week the Friends Laos Peuan Mit team (with support from the Laotian Ministry of Health) organized and facilitated a focus group discussion at the Drop In Center in Vientiane among out-of school girl...

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On The Road

This story comes from our Peuan Mit team who are based in Vientiane in Lao PDR, and highlights an issue that is very much in the news across SE Asia – road safety. Peuan...

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Microscholarships for Peuan Mit Students!

Last month, the US embassy in Lao PDR approached Peuan Mit to identify youth for an English Access Microscholarship Program as they were striving to find the most disadvantaged students in Vientiane. This highly...

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A Week Of Sharing (and more!) At Friends

This week has seen Friends Board Members, Program Directors, International Coordinators, managers and staff from across the world gathering together in Phnom Penh at the FI HQ building for our annual sharing meeting. This...

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Drop in to Peuan Mit!

One Thursday back in May, Peuan Mit hosted a party for young people from marginalized communities for the first time… but not the last! The mobile school team, who have worked in these communities...

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Out and about with Team Leader Thongkham

‘My name is Thongkham (I’m known as Kiao) and I started working in Peuan Mit in 2005 as a social worker in the prevention team, driving and doing activities with the mobile school. People...