Save the Children staff in Laos are preparing an emergency response after at least 10 people were killed and hundreds more left missing when a dam collapsed in the south of the country.
Strengthening nutrition services at health facilities is improving nutritional behaviors.
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.
Save the Children International with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Ministry of Education and Sports organized a conference on early grade reading on January 31, 2019. The conference was part of the second phase of Learning and Engaging All in Primary Schools (LEAPS II) funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The Coca-Cola Foundation has donated US $75,000 to Save the Children in Laos to aid flood victims affected by the collapsed dam in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province in Lao PDR. The handover ceremony was held at Save the Children Country Office on Wednesday November 21, 2018 in Vientiane Capital.
[LA] Maternal and Newborn Newsletter #17 - Nov 2018