We visited Kayeng Yang, a bombie accident took his sight when he was a toddler. He has grown so much and is happy in school with his friends. He is so loving and affectionate. He misses us very much.
Mr. Houng – UXO Survivor
This is Mr. Houng. He is a Bombie victim. We first met Mr. Houng a couple of years ago, he was depressed and sad most of the time. He was having a difficult time finding any resources that would help
Clothing Distributions in Xieng Khouang Province
Barbara is traveling in the remote areas of Xieng Khouang Province providing the children the warm clothing recently donated to Give Children A Choice! Thank you Barbara and donors, you are making a difference to many, many children! Over 500
Adventures in China!
We made it to Xaihuangbanna! We were met at the airport by the photography staff and whisked off to our sweet lovely hotel. Our guide Tim helped us get settled and gave us an overview of life here and the
Xishuangbanna Foto Festival
On December 7th we received a formal invitation from China’s Yunnan provincial government to participate in their annual Xishuangbanna Foto Festival. We chose to select from our 1000’s of photographs to tell our perspective of the US Secret War’s impact
A Success Story – Mr. Yelee
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
Visiting Kayeng’s Family
Give Children A Choice brought pictures of its trip with Grandma and Grandpa to reunite them with Kayeng at his school in Khao Yai earlier this year. They also accompanied Kayeng to Bangkok’s Bumrungrad for his semi-annual eye checkup during
Celebrating Pimai with our Friends at UXO Laos
Give Children A Choice was invited to UXO Laos New Year (Pimai) celebration and traveled to Xieng Khouang Province to join them and visit our newest preschool under construction in Na Oh Village. Our partnership with UXO Laos began when
Feeding the Children
Late last year Nourish Lao Children donated the funds to build a kitchen on the Thachok Village school grounds. Kitchen supplies were delivered earlier this year. Give Children A Choice provided the furniture for the kitchen and coordinated the construction.
Help Us Give Hope
We gave Mr Houng hope today. Now, what needs to be done is to see if we (he and us) can evolve that hope into self esteem and self confidence. He lost both 18 years ago, when he found a