Today is International Literacy Day. Some 775 million adults lack minimum literacy skills; one in five adults are still not literate and two-thirds are women. 60.7 million children are out of school and many more attend irregularly or drop out.
Give Children A Choice’s Kokmanh preschool is located about 40 minutes southwest of Luang Prabang and was completed in August 2007. Our preschool coordinator, Thongchanh, visited the preschool on February 26, 2014 to deliver books. The children always love to
Reading Book Delivery – Pak Khan Preschool – Next Stop Our next stop was our Pak Kahn Preschool. The preschool is located in the Xieng Nguen District Center (actually, co-located on the same grounds as the district government offices), located
Reading Book Delivery – Pak Ou Village – Christmas Day Stop It was Christmas Day! Merry Christmas! We got a late start and decided to drive to Pak Ou Village (a 30 minute drive vs. 2 hour+ boat ride). En
It was Christmas Eve, December 24th, and we started our day by delivering books to the Kokngiew Preschool. The five year old children were busy writing during our visit. The 3 and 4 year old jumped at the chance to
Reading Book Delivery – Phou Leuay Preschool – First Stop We drove from Vientiane to Luang Prabang on December 23rd to begin delivering the picture reading books, donated by Give Children A Choice supporters. Phou Leuay Preschool was one of
Books are a precious commodity for children in Laos, especially in the remote areas where Give Children A Choice builds preschools. Books boost a child’s learning potential, they stimulate imagination and play, they provoke curiosity and discussion, they provide inspiration,