TEN YEARS OF WOMEN'S SAVINGS in PAK NGUM DISTRICT, LAO PDR
There are now savings groups in 532 villages and communities, in 22 districts, in 5 provinces, with 104,803 women savings members. These women, whose members include some of the poorest in a poor country, have now collectively saved US$ 12.6 million
- all of it in constant circulation in loans to savings members. Lao PDR Update December 2014 2 page extract from ACCA 5 Year Report
All the latest ACCA stat.s from Lao PDR
Bringing land and housing issues into a women’s saving movement
Small projects go as LOANS through CDR:
Three breakthroughs in urban poor HOUSING
The national women’s savings network in Lao decides it’s time to strike a blow for INDEPENDENCE
2 page extract on the above topics from ACCA 5 Year Report
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DECEMBER 2010 LAO PDR EXTRACT FROM ACCA REPORT 2
Statistics on 11 ACCA projects * ACCA brings issues of land and housing into the national women’s savings movement * Nong Duang Thung Big Project *
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NOVEMBER 2011 LAO VISIT NOTES
Rough notes and conversations on Lao urban poor communities. * The culture of the community is still very strong in Lao PDR! Also "service mind" and taking care of the environment, conserving the forests, fisheries, soil, making security by making friends and working together - not only money! Many ceremonies still celebrated, according to the season.
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HERITAGE AND THE POOR - LUANG PRABANG LAO PDR
The main image of the city is for many people associated with the relaxed atmosphere, the friendly local people and the exotic local culture, as well as the extreme cheapness compared to most other countries, even in Asia. And all this can be found with the backdrop of historic Buddhist monasteries and a sleepy old town without traffic. Unfortunately, almost all of these points are subject to change due to the impact of tourism.
This paper will be updated with photos soon. Text PDF 96 Kb
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COMMUNITY UPGRADING IN VIENTIANE LAO PDR
2011Community Upgrading by people of the Nong Duan Thung community.