Program Manager Keith Wingeard recently delivered the latest instalment of ‘Earth Talks’, presenting on global water issues and Abundant Water’s work in Laos. Earth Bar aims to raise awareness on important social issues and bring together the Vientiane community and its Earth Talks and live music shows are a prominent feature of Vientiane’s social calendar.
Abundant Water recently teamed up with Child’s Dream, a not-for-profit Thai foundation, to deliver 70 filters to 8 schools in Xayaboury Province, northwest Laos. This is the third consecutive year that Abundant Water has partnered with Child’s Dream demonstrating the strength of our partnership. The field trip took six days and many hours of difficult travel between remote and rural communities.
Tom O’Malley, a Canberra local volunteering at NGO Abundant Water, has delivered its 4000th water filter in rural Laos. Abundant Water has to date secured 27,446 people safe and sustainable drinking water.
Tom led members of the Abundant Water team on a field trip from the 7th to the 11th of May to deliver water filters to schools in Xayaboury Province in rural Laos. During the field visit Abundant Water and Thai NGO, Child’s Dream, delivered 70 filters to 8 schools within the province. This project alone reached over 2200 students and teachers and saw Abundant Water deliver its 4000th total filter in the process.
Abundant Water (AW), in partnership with German non-profit The Bamboo School Foundation, has recently helped deliver 30 water filters to Phonxai Village, a small community in the Ngoy District of Laos.
For 15 young girls in Vientiane, Laos, Saturdays mean coming together to learn new skills, gain confidence, and have fun with friends. The Vientiane Scouts supports the growth of girls into capable, assured, and successful women through different activities and experiences. Earlier this month on Saturday, 7 April, the group attended a filter-making workshop hosted by Abundant Water.