Laos is a peaceful, friendly nation and its warm hospitality is world-famous.
Population: approximately 7 million people.
GDP per capita (Laos): USD$ 1, 818
GDP per capita (Australia): USD $56, 291
How can we support the people of Laos?
1. Visit Laos and the Thai Isan region and see many wonderful temples and attractions.
2. Sponsor a child or student from Laos.
3. Write to your Member of Parliament or your Foreign Minister and ask them to increase foreign aid to Laos.
Example: Letter template document
4. Buy products made in Laos. You can use google.com to search for products.
5. Work in Laos as a volunteer language teacher or medical officer.
6. Donate money to a charity that supports Laos.
It is best to pay money direct to a family. Never pay the funds to Government officials.
7. Make friends with a citizen of Laos and speak with them on Skype.
8. Spread the word about Laos. Choose Laos as a topic of discussion in your essays, assessments
and presentations inside the classroom.
9. Share this webpage with others.
The Free School offers priority assistance for citizens of Laos who wish to apply for a scholarship or for admission into a post-secondary educational program.