Empowering Lao Women With Soap

Jonathan Look of LifePart2 travels to remote villages of Phongsali with a member of Soap4Life to help train rural women in soap-making.

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Fair Trek’s Largest Volunteer Group

In May, Fair Trek hosted 144 students and teachers from Hwa Chong International School in Singapore. They came to Laos with Fair Trek’s partner, World Volunteer, a Swedish-based service-learning organization, to support the Eco Bungalow.

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UXO Laos Museum

The UXO Laos Visitors Center is easily one of the most important places to visit in Luang Prabang. It features a simple, but highly informative exhibit that details some of the more disheartening consequence of being heavily bombed… Read More

Luang Prabang Welcomes New Hospital

A New Pediatric Hospital Opens up in Luang Prabang Khou is an eight year-old girl from the village of Nong Khuay, a Khmu community two hours away from Luang Prabang. Ostensibly like other kids her age, she actually… Read More

Project Kajsiab – Helping Women and Children in Bokeo Province Laos

Kajsiab Family Project Initiative helping mountain village people in Bokeo Province, Laos History The Kajsiab Family Project is a grassroots initiative in the Bokeo Province of Laos aiming to help the local mountain people of that region. The word… Read More

Saffron Coffee in Luang Prabang Laos

Lao Coffee – Tastes Good, Does Good

Coffee Roasters in Laos serve delicious coffee and help communities One of my absolute #1 favorite things in the entire world is a good cup of coffee. When you arrive in Laos, it might seem that 3-in-1 packets… Read More

Luang Prabang Half Marathon

Luang Prabang Half Marathon 2013

  Luang Prabang Half Marathon: La Procession   Belated high five and complimentary ice pack to all those hearty souls that participated in the inaugural Luang Prabang Half Marathon: La Procession on October 5.  Even with a 6:30am… Read More

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An unexpected homestay in Laos

An Intern’s Unforeseen Adventure in Laos…. It all started off as a typical day here in Laos, Luang Prabang…. A colleague, and me (a Tiger Trail intern) drove to Nongkhuay to deliver some clay bricks for our ECO… Read More

The Kajsiab Foundation Bokeo Province, Laos

Kajsiab Foundation – Bokeo Province, Laos

  The Kajsiab Foundation Bokeo Province, Laos The Kajsiab Foundation offers support to locals in the far north east of Laos. This update encourages to give help to this great initiative. “Not all of us can do great… Read More

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Bamboo Playground Volunteer Project

Bamboo Playground for Ban Noonsavath Primary School! A community project in Luang Prabang with Tiger Trail / Fair Trek / Reach Out Volunteers Some of the fondest memories I have of elementary school were not inside the classroom,… Read More

Laos, Hmong

Life in a Hmong Village

In many ways, Laos is one of the most diverse countries in the world. There are three major ethnic minority groups in Laos: The Lao Lum, The Khmu and the Hmong. The history of the Hmong people is… Read More

Eco Bungalow Village Stay Project Laos

Eco Bungalow Clay Adobe Project – Video Release

  The Luang Prabang Eco Bungalow project is a milestone in community development through tourism.   The partners involved in this Luang Prabang based project have created a great example for new forms of home stay / community… Read More

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Momobooks, Books for Laos

  Books for Laos, Momobooks Helping improve the quality of education in Laos, DONORS WANTED   Hello, my name is Martin, and I first came to Laos in 1999 and was instantly charmed by the country. Everywhere I… Read More

Project: Empowering Lao Ethnic Communities TAEC

Empowering Lao Ethnic Communities through Culture, TAEC Luang Prabang.   – DONATE TO PROJECT NOW –   This project supports Laos’ rural ethnic communities in the revitalization and sustainability of their traditional arts through livelihoods development, outreach, and… Read More

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Home Stay Experience

Laos Home Stay Experience in a Lao Hmong Village   I work as an intern on a Community Based Tourism (CBT) project for Tiger Trail Fair Trek. Tourism benefiting communities translates into an alternative way of tourism through… Read More

CBT, home stay Laos

Volunteer in Laos…makes a change

  Volunteer in Laos Explore Laos in depth   Volunteering in Laos is something you will probably never forget! Our visitors in Laos who engage in community projects take home more then a diary full of memories, or… Read More

Eco Bungalow Project Laos

Eco Building Community Project, Luang Prabang

  Eco Building Community Project in Laos “Living, learning and sharing moments in our lives!”   Every year Tiger Trail and Fair Trek works on projects to help develop remote areas around Luang Prabang. These projects focus on… Read More

Kajsiab Laos Project, Explore Laos

Volunteer in Laos, Kajsiab Project

  Volunteer in Laos   Leave More Than Just Footprints Volunteer in Laos at Daauw Home, Kajsiab Project, Hauy Xai, North Laos Early in the year of 2004 Nzoua Vue’s family was beset by tragedy. His beloved sister,… Read More

Lao OLYMPIC flag coming to Luang Prabang

LAO OLYMPIC FLAG IS COMING HOME! LEOT project Luang Prabang acquired the Olympic flag   The Lao national flag which was recently carried before Lao’s top athletes at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies in the recent London Olympics… Read More

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Ride for a good cause – Motorcycles in Laos

Motorcycling in Laos, for a good cause!   Riding Laos on a motorcycling holiday last year was a real eye opener for me. The scenery is nothing short of stunning the trails are hidden and follow through rugged… Read More