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Adventist Development and Relief Agency

Mission Statement

ADRA Laos serves the people of Lao PDR to alleviate poverty through empowering partnerships.

Programme Description

ADRA Laos works in partnership with communities and local government to achieve lasting change in people's lives. The agency promotes participatory development methods to address the underlying causes of poverty. The current program is active in two Provinces, Oudomxay and Xiang Khuang, and in the Vientiane Municipality. Activities include Health Portfolio - Lifestyle Health (tobacco control), HIV/AIDS Peer Education and Awareness, Water, Sanitation and Health Education; Nutrition, Environment Portfolio - Agriculture and Natural Resource Management.

Contact Details

Address: Unit 12, House 182, Ban Phontan Vientiane, Lao PDR P.O Box 5000
Telephone: +856 (021) 264611-2
Fax: N/A
Contact Person: Luc Sabot, Country Director
Other Contact: Gill Grolimund, Program Director

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 21->30
Number of Expatriate Staff: 1->5
Average Annual Budget: 525000 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 1991
Country of Origin:


Xiengkhouang Province

Address: Morkmay Xiengkhouang Province
Phone: Project Manager
Contact: Phouthavy Vorlachit Program Officer

Oudomxay Province

Address: Hoon Oudomxay Province

Xiengkhouang Province

Address: Phookood Xiengkhouang Province


There are no networks specified


Department of Agriculture, MOAF (DOA)
District Agriculture and Forestry Offices (DAFO)
Ministry of Public Health
Ministry of Public Health
Provincial Department of Health

Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors

Start Date: Feb 1st 2015
The “Improved Learning for Ethnic Minorities to Advance Development” Project (I LEAD) is a 1-year project that builds upon an integrated ...
- Education
Mok Mai Integrated Development Initiative (MMIDI)

Start Date: Jul 1st 2010
Operating in Mok Mai District of Xiang Khoung, the MMIDI focuses on Health - WASH, PHC (MNCH, HSS, Nutrition) and Natural Resource
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Health Care - Natural Resources & Ecology

Start Date: Dec 1st 2013
Integrated Nutrition, WASH, and Natural Resource Management in Houn District for 10 communities. Improved nutrition for 7,500 household members ...
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Health Care
Participatory-development of Livelihoods through Agriculture & Non-timber forest management Techniques (PLANT)

Start Date: Jun 1st 2009
PLANT aims to assist poor farmer households in Long District of Louangnamtha Province realize food security by focusing on agricultural extension and ...
Luang Namtha
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Natural Resources & Ecology
Tobacco Use Research

Start Date: Jan 1st 2009
Researching the prevalence and health impacts (specifically lung function,  and ) of tobacco use.  Stage 1 - Validity Study (LNT, VTE, ...
National Level
- Health Care
WASH for Health

Start Date: Aug 1st 2009
The objective of the project is to reduce the impacts of poverty on the projects nearly 4,000 partners by improving their general health. This will ...
Luang Namtha
- Health Care - Human Resources Development

Start Date: Nov 1st 2009
An additional component to ADRA's Agriculture Program in Long District, Water PLANT will partner with selected communities to improve access to water ...
Luang Namtha
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Human Resources Development
Youth Empowered Against HIV/AIDS (YEAH) Phase 2

Start Date: Jul 1st 2009
While highway 3 has received significant attention in terms of HIV prevention, little attention has been given to roads connecting to the highway, ...
Luang Namtha
- Data Collection & Analysis - Education - Health Care