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Lao “Activity Time” at school (& blog article no. 200!)

Our time here is flying by. Every day is another adventure with different tasks and challenges to manage. It is very rewarding and a lot of fun to work with the teachers and the pupils. Additionally to the tandem-teacher program, … Read more

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Let’s celebrate Halloween in Laos

“When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers, ‘tis near Halloween” (author unknown)

Historical background

Halloween, an American holiday celebrated once a year on October 31, has its roots in ancient Celtic traditions, … Read more

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Global Handwashing Day 2017

Global Handwashing Day in Laos

Washing hands is a privilege that should be accessible for everyone. But not everywhere is it normal to wash your hands with soap or even at all. To counteract this hygienic problem the Global Handwashing Read more

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The end of lent: Festival of lights, Boat racing festival, Teachers’ Day

One morning when Nina, one of the volunteers at the LGTC, went for her morning run along the Mekong River, she saw a Ferris wheel and other attraction stalls being set up. This could only mean that everyone was getting … Read more

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Two Lao weddings

Is there a better way to get to know the Lao spirit of trust, love, and intimate togetherness than being part of a traditional Lao wedding ceremony? We were the lucky ones who got that chance. There was a lot … Read more

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Teachers’ Day – A day to celebrate?!?

Interestingly Lao people have a bank holiday for teachers – “Teachers’ Day”. The Teachers’ Day, celebrated each year in October, is to honour the work that has been done by the teachers in education and in the community during the … Read more

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