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 distributes clothes, school supplies, flip flops, sandals to the children of Phawai Village. Thank you to Luxottica Tristar, Nadine Dayag and Family, True Life Church, Tone Tviberg, Yui Guerrant and family, Yoshimi Nakajima and family and
Beginning to stock up the shelves of our Give Children A Choice Visitor’s Center in Luang Prabang’s Mano Village. Visitors donate to purchase books, hats and scarves. Purchased items are put aside and distributed to children in poor remote villages.
There is a very special little girl who’s heart is so big, it will fill a new preschool with books. Anne Guerrant is 10 years old. She attends VIS (Vientiane International School) here in Laos. When she heard about the
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