Checking in on Mr. Ladone (Khamphet) at his home before nightfall. He was blinded by a bombie several years ago. Sadly things have not changed much for him since the accident, he stays at home unable to do much of
The Give Children A Choice team accompanied UXO Laos out to the field and an active UXO removal site to watch the dangerous work UXO Laos does everyday.
What’s the good news? We spent time earlier this week to thank Mr. Kingphet and to get to know his UXO removal team members (mostly women) for their help. Most recently, they helped us by clearing school grounds for our
A small group from California’s Chapman University came to learn more about the long lasting impact of UXO in Laos, The group visited several of our preschools, UXO survivor Mr. Yae Lee, visited Kayeng’s family in Ban Thong, had a
Reflections on Laos, the Secret War and Unexploded Ordnance Clarissa Coburn, 11th grade Laguna Blanca School Clarissa Coburn visited us in March 2012. We traveled with her and her classmates from Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, California. We found her
A 25-year old man is just trying to provide for his family. He hits a UXO (unexploded ordnance). He loses his hand. The UXO were dropped by the USA during the Secret War in the 1960s and 70s, where indiscriminate