Mr. Yelee, a man whose legs were blown off by a detonated bombie in August 2008, and a success story. We met him 10 days after his accident. He was so poor, he could only afford to alternate his six
What’s the good news? We bumped into Mr. Yelee at the Xieng Khouang Provincial Hospital today. It was timely. Mr. Yelee’s BLU Minimart business is going strong. We celebrated his first year anniversary this month. He more than exceeded our
Despite difficult road conditions and having to walk to reach the village we had a great day giving out clothes, hats and scarves to the children of Yodt Phair Village. Yosh and Shuja interviewed and filmed Mr. Yelee who lost
If you remember Mr. Yelee, his legs were blown off by a hidden UXO as he was clearing new land for his growing family in August 2008. His life readjusting to normalcy has been tough to say the least. He’s
Clothes for the Kids! We received knitted hats and sweaters donations from Lori Gilbert, who is on her fourth trip to Laos with Give Children A Choice. We purchased clothes from Tenneessee’s Many Eng’s donation. She earmarked her donation for
I have a wonderful friend. Mr. Mike Boddington. He is the Founder and Chairman of COPE, a local Vientiane non-profit, whose mission is the help UXO (primarily bombie) victims regain their self-respect and self-confidence by providing them with prosthetic, rehabilitation
Background In August 2008, we visited Xieng Khouang Province for the first time with the hope of receiving support from the provincial education department to build schools. We were well received by the vice head of the education department Mrs.