Laos

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Laos has a population of 6.5 million, and is one of the poorest country in the world.

FFM made its recce trip to Laos in Feb 2013, where we met our local coordinator, Peter Tan, who has worked/lived in Laos for 18 years. We visited several areas and noticed the poor conditions of the schools that need urgent help.

Following the visit, Firefly Mission built the first school in middle of the year and completed in November 2013. The second school started in November 2013 and completed in February 2014. The third school started in May 2014 and completed in October 2014.

The Laos government recognizes the importance of education but, being a poor country, lack the financial resources to provide proper schools.

Firefly Mission appeals to our volunteers to support our efforts in providing safe and conducive schools for the children of Laos.

Project Updates / Recent News

Laos Project 2019 Updates

Background Firefly Mission (FFM) made its first recce trip to Laos in Jan 2013, since 2013 to end 2019, FFM ...
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Press Release – Firefly Mission, Singapore Hands Over Three School Buildings in Laos

A group of 29 volunteers from Firefly Mission, Singapore (FFM) visited Laos recently to witness and celebrate the handover of ...
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Laos Projects Report 2018

Below report shares Laos Projects on school & education and disaster reliefs works from 2013 to 2018. We have successfully ...
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Laos Dam Immediate Disaster Relief Works

On the 23 July 2018, Saddle Dam D, part of a hydroelectric dam system under construction in southeast Laos's Champasak ...
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FFM upcoming trips – Invite you to join us

Dear Friends, Firefly Mission (FFM) would like to invite you to join us in lighting up the world. SBS Kathina ...
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Laos Humanitarian coming Trip 12-19 Nov 2018

The Laos humanitarian mission aim to create hopes & opportunities to children in Laos. We invite you to join us ...
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[Laos] 2017 Trip

Our most recent photographs from Laos 2017 trip ...
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[Laos] Third School Project

Construction of a Primary School in Pa Bong Village Following our trip to Laos in February 2014, we identified the ...
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[Laos] Second School Project

Construction of a Primary School in Lao Kham Village Following the completion of the 1st Laos project – Na Saat ...
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[Laos] First School Project

Construction of a Lower Secondary School in Na Saat Village Effective April 2013, Firefly Mission agreed to fund a Lower ...
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Voices from the Heart

LopenTashiChoden
It is beyond our imagination that anyone would come half round the world to support us. Our spirits are uplifted and we are humbled.

Spiritual Teacher Lopen Tashi Choden of Yoesel Choling nunnery

To keep running the nunnery is challenging. Some nuns get discouraged and leave. Likewise I get discouraged. Each time BNF came, the nuns and I are re-energized. I feel more encouraged with FFM’s support and in their valuing us. This has encouraged us and planted the seed in our mind to make the best of what we have …
LamaYeshiDorji
--Head Monk Teacher Lama Yeshi Dorji of Shedrup Choling nunnery who founded the nunnery 10 years ago at the request of the local community, and who had compassionately donated one of his kidneys to his friend’s mother so that she could continue farming and earn a livelihood

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