VOLUNTEER IN LAOS
Although tourism has picked up in Laos over recent years, it is still one of the poorest countries in the world and is largely an agricultural country. By volunteering in Laos with GVI, you can contribute to sustainable projects that aim to have a long-term impact on the lives of local community members and their futures. With project focuses ranging in marine and wildlife conservation, child care, animal care, health care and teaching, there is something for everyone.
Spend your gap year, career break or volunteering holiday exploring a land rich in culture and ornate temples, as you make a difference teaching English to young Buddhist monks or volunteering with children on a variety of childcare initiatives. Have a look at these 10 Awesome Things To Do In Luang Prabang. We also offer exciting programs in other Asian countries like Thailand, Nepal and India.
Please note that GVI has a Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy that is implemented on each program. As part of the policy, participants will be required to complete a DPS check, Police Clearance, or a National Background Check where necessary, and to comply by the policy.
WHERE DOES GVI WORK IN LAOS?
If you volunteer in Laos your world will be changed forever, get ready for a spiritual and life changing experience. Our base is in Luang Prabang, a relaxed town located along the Mekong River. The fusion of French and Asian culture and charm make for a wonderful setting to experience a unique culture. Help us increase the quality and access to education, enabling the local people to increase their future employment opportunities and improving quality of life for themselves and their families. The surrounding hills contain traditional villages, waterfalls and other scenic pleasures.
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