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American Friends Service Committee

Mission Statement

The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian serviceIts work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and oppression

Programme Description

AFSC envisions a world: Where security and fundamental human rights eclipse violence and oppression Where opportunities to make a living as part of a sustainable community supplant poverty Where appreciation of diverse gifts and cultures replaces exclusion and rejection. Where commitment to love and dialogue prevail

Contact Details

Address: , Lao PDR
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Email: afsccd@online.com.kh
Website: www.afsc.org
Contact Person: Patricia DeBoer, Regional Director SE Asia Program [Phnom Penh]
Other Contact: ,

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 1->5
Number of Expatriate Staff: 1->5
Average Annual Budget: 39355 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 1974
Country of Origin: United States


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Branches

There are no branches specified

Networks

There are no networks specified

Partners

Department of Irrigation, MOAF (MOAF-DOI)
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MOAF)
Provincial Department of Agriculture & Forestry


Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors
Community Development Program (CD)

Start Date: Jul 15th 1978
Goals and Objectives: The main goal of the CD program is to improve food security and the quality of life in selected rural villages of Oudomxay, ...
Houaphan
Oudomxay
Phongsaly
Saravan
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
- Community Development
- Data Collection & Analysis
- Education
- Health Care
- Human Resources Development
- Income Generation & Economic Development
- Social Development
Small Scale Irrigation Program (SSIP)

Start Date: Jul 15th 1982
Program Background: Since the early 1980`s, when QSL began assisting in the construction of irrigation projects, SSIP has become a formal component ...
Houaphan
Oudomxay
Phongsaly
Saravan
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
- Data Collection & Analysis
- Health Care
- Natural Resources & Ecology
Training Unit (TU)

Start Date: May 18th 2000
Goals and Objectives: * To provide training courses which meet the needs of villagers, government counterparts and other INGOs in the Lao PDR; * To ...
National Level
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
- Data Collection & Analysis
- Education
- Emergency and Humanitarian Relief
- Health Care
- Human Resources Development
- Income Generation & Economic Development
- Natural Resources & Ecology
- Social Development