Almost 400 families hit by flash flooding in Luang Prabang

I have just been in touch with our man Outhai Phommalin, on the ground in Luang Prabang. The Nan District has been devastated by flooding and left 372 families homeless. At present there are no reports of any deaths, thank God, Not only have they lost their homes, they have lost their sources of income,Continue reading “Almost 400 families hit by flash flooding in Luang Prabang”

Kampot Girl

It was by the side of the road on the outskirts of Kampot City – a major tourist place in the south of Cambodia, built at the bottom of Bokor Mountain – that we caught sight of the smudge faced little girl, picking through the days rubbish, searching for something to eat. And she rummagedContinue reading “Kampot Girl”

We Have To Move From Helping The Poor To Letting The Poor Help

Is there anything we can do that Kenya or Cambodian or Laos cannot? Even though good intentions are abound, we often seek to work for the poor or work with the poor and I know by doing this we suffocate local resourcefulness. By doing this we can further imbed poverty, that is the forms ofContinue reading “We Have To Move From Helping The Poor To Letting The Poor Help”

Poverty in Laos

Facts About Poverty in Laos 90% of Lao people live off of $1,25 a day.  Laos is the most bombed country in history because of World War II. The U.S. dropped more than 2 million tons of ordnance over Laos during 580,000 bomb missions. 50 people a year are killed from unexploded bombs left overContinue reading “Poverty in Laos”

Join Our Work in Kenya

We all can make a difference in the life of a vulnerable orphan, slum or street child. We believe that the young people of Lucky Summer Slum, Nairobi, Kenya have the capacity to change their own lives for the better, and it is our role to nurture this process. We invite you to support them in theContinue reading “Join Our Work in Kenya”