Khaehk caring for his young sister

Khaehk

While visiting our projects in January 2007, Ms. Santisouk Phimsavanh, a manager at Novotel Hotel, Vientiane, made us aware of Kheahk’s story and proposed to collaborate with the Lao Rehabilitation Foundation to take care of him and his family. Khaehk, 8 years old, has no parents and lives with his Read more…

Mong

Mong

We met Mong while visiting our school project in Simmano in January 2007. Mong was born with an intestinal malformation which was summarily corrected at birth. The problem became much more serious at age seven when we met him. With the relentless efforts of our local coordinator Ms. Sasithone Sengchang, Read more…

Pheng

While visiting our projects in early January 2007, we were alerted by Dr. Leila Srour about the tragic accident of Pheng. The 20 year old boy had been struck by lightning while working in a rice field in his village near Luang Nam Tha. Pheng, who survived the ordeal, was Read more…

Vang at school

Vang

Without accurate records, we estimated Vang to be about five years old when we found her at Home of Light in early 2004. Like many other children there, she was born with congenital cataract. Our intuition however was that she could profit from eye surgery as we guessed that she Read more…

Another picture of Joey

Joey

By luck, we met Joey in 2005 when visiting a remote village some 30 miles North of Vientiane. Joey who was born with cleft feet deformity was then three years old. Having no resources, his parents had accepted his fate. After much discussion, our coordinator Sommanouane convinced them that perhaps Read more…