Save the Children has agreed to support two projects for the Ministry of Education and Sports, aiming to develop education for Lao children.
Save the Children in Laos and Friends International entered into a partnership to create an illustrative book comprised of pictures drawn by disadvantaged children for other children to “read.” They call it a "Talking Book" – a book without words.
Discriminated and mocked, the young Somphet was on his journey to make changes to other disabled children’s lives. And, he did!
No more cold nights, no more leaking roof, and no more studying in the dark. Thongxay now enjoys the new dormitory that offers both convenience and comfort. Many of her peers, both girls and boys, are now living in a well-structured dormitory in their lower secondary school.