People To People Project helping Luang Prabang province of Laos.

IT ONLY LOOKS LIKE PARADISE

With its lush rainforest, the Luang Prabang province of Laos looks like a tropical paradise. But beyond the beauty are remote, impoverished villages where people lack the basic necessities of life. Refugees in their own country after fighting for the United States in the Vietnam War, their only source of water is the Mekong River, which is contaminated with septic runoff and animal waste. The nearest health care is often an eight-hour walk away. Schools are dilapidated huts with dirt floors and wooden planks for desks.

The people are kind, hardworking and intelligent. They want better conditions, but lack the resources. That’s where the People to People Project comes in. Collaborating with local leaders and workers, our goal is to build eighteen water stations, fifteen schools, two medical clinics and one small hospital. But as a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization we need your help. Please click on the tabs to the left to learn about People to People, the projects we are undertaking, and what you can do to make a difference.


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Beyond the beauty of the rainforest are impoverished villages where people live in squalor.