STREET SMART SISTERS

Girls in Kenya are forced to have in sex in exchange for sanitary productsdue to the prevalence of period poverty and the shame, stigma and public health misinformation which surrounds menstruation. Our Street Smart Sister programme was set up to give these young girls sanitary product packs & food packs as an opportunity not toContinue reading “STREET SMART SISTERS”

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”

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”