In cooperation with Standard Chartered Bank (Thai IT Division), we installed a computer classroom at the Department of Health in April 2007 to provide computer skills to the medical staff. The 20 computers were loaded with a variety of software including Lao language and were installed in a room at the Department of Health which [...]
Committed to help with education in remote areas, the Lao Rehabilitation Foundation is presently considering to build new schools in cooperation with local communities of Northern Laos in villages where the foundation provides health care. Plans for the elementary schools are designed to house about 300 students and would be outfitted with locally built furniture.
In cooperation with the Lao Ministry of Education, the center opened its doors to children with impairments in 1992. It is the only school in Laos offering special education to children (amputees, movement-impaired, deaf, mute and visually impaired persons). The maximum capacity of the school is presently 75 children with many children on a waiting [...]
Established in 1995 by the Ministry of Health in cooperation with the Dark & Light Blind Care Foundation in Holland, the Home of Light is only partially funded by the Lao PDR government and minimally funded by the Dark & Light Foundation. It houses year-round approximately 50 blind students with ages ranging from 4 to [...]
Simmano flooding Floods in several provinces inundated about 75,000 hectares of agricultural land in August 2008, of which 43,661 hectares of crops were damaged. The worse floods since 1966 have inflicted damage worth hundreds of billions of kip, destroying farmlands, irrigation systems, roads, schools and houses, according to official reports. About 140 schools in 22 [...]
Entirely funded by the Lao Rehabilitation Foundation, a new library building was erected at Simmano High School and opened its doors to students in September 2006. With the support of Standard Chartered Bank IT division in Bangkok, Thailand, 10 computers have been installed in the new building, allowing the school to provide computer training and [...]
In 2003, the Lao Rehabilitation Foundation replaced the old roof and provided electric power to the Simmano High School. In addition, 32 fans were installed in 16 classrooms. Delivery of Fans & Installation of Fans In 2003, the Lao Rehabilitation Foundation developed plans for the construction of an additional classroom for the Simmano elementary school. [...]