Changing Lives in Laos

The first time that I visited the small country of Laos in 1996, one sign at the airport said, “Show All Weapons”.  That sign spoke volumes about the frontier nature of the country. Over the last twenty years, much has changed in Laos, but thankfully the nation still retains a beautiful rustic quality, … read more

Loi’s Story

Loi is 25 years old. She has two children and lives a remote village in a mountainous region of northern Laos. Her family survives from what they are able to grow in their garden and gather from the jungle. They drew water from a river in a valley far below their house.  It … read more