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Laos    



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.


        http://www.tourismlaos.org/



2.    Sponsor a child or student from Laos.


       https://www.soschildrensvillages.ca/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.


​       Example: ​https://shop.article22.com/



5.    Work in Laos as a volunteer language teacher or medical officer.


        https://www.volunteerhq.org/volunteer-in-laos/



6.    Donate money to a charity that supports Laos.


        https://thebestcharity.com/asia/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.


       https://www.facebook.com/Australianfriendsoflaos/ 



8.     Spread the word about Laos. Choose Laos as a topic of discussion in your essays, assessments 

         and presentations inside the classroom.


         http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Laos 

 

 

9.    Share this webpage with others.


​          http://www.thefreeschool.education/laos.html



​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.

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