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ChildFund Laos

Mission Statement

 ChildFund Australia works in partnership with children and their communities to create lasting and meaningful change by supporting long-term community development and promoting children's rights    

Programme Description

 ChildFund Australia is a professional, non-government development organization that works in partnership with communities in developing countries to reduce poverty, support long-term development and promote children’s rights. ChildFund Australia provides children and communities with practical support such as healthcare, education, nutrition, livelihood security and HIV/AIDS prevention.

Community development programs are aimed at achieving self-sufficiency and are funded through child sponsorship, donations and grants. ChildFund Australia directly manages child sponsorship and grant-funded development activities in Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Cambodia and works in partnership with ChildFund partner offices to implement grant-funded and sponsorship-funded programs in Asia, Africa, Central and South America. For further information go to:

ChildFund Australia is a member of ChildFund Alliance, one of the longest-serving and respected global development networks. ChildFund Alliance comprises a group of 12 development organisations working to improve the lives of children and families in more than 50 countries worldwide. See  

ChildFund Australia is a child-focused international development organisation that is part of the International ChildFund Alliance.  ChildFund operates development and emergency response programs in 56 countries.  

Contact Details

Address: Ban Naxay Vientiane, Lao PDR P.O Box 761
Telephone: +856 21 412 966
Fax: +856 21 263217
Contact Person: Keoamphone Souvannaphoum, Country Director
Other Contact: Dr. Emelita Goddard Santos, Program Manager

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 51->70
Number of Expatriate Staff: 6->10
Average Annual Budget: 2000000 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 2009
Country of Origin: Australia

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Huameaung Houaphan Province

Address: Huameaung Huameuang Houaphan Province
Phone: 064 315 536
Fax: 064 315 537
Contact: Song Chanthavongsa Provincial Area Manager

Nonghet Xiengkhouang Province

Address: Nonghet Xiengkhouang Province
Phone: 061 213 021
Fax: 061 213 021
Contact: ChildFund Laos Nhonghet office ChildFund Laos Nhonghet office


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Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors
Community Development for the Well-Being of Children (CDWBC) Project

Start Date: Jan 1st 2012
 The proposed project will cover two clusters of villages in Nonghet district (12 villages out of 107; 5 are current ChildFund Laos partner ...
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Community Development - Education - Health Care - Human Resources Development - Social Development