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NICE-20-0809A LAOS Vang Vieng CONS, KIDS 09/08/2020 22/08/2020

Code Name Location Country Start End Type Vols. Min age Max age
NICE-20-0809A Vang Vieng 2 Vang Vieng Laos 08/09 08/22 CONS, KIDS 20 18 99


Summary:Construct a new community center in a small village of Laos! The black big is running
around and the food is so tasty and unique! Open to only Asian...

Background:This project is actively working for SDG 4 (Quality Education) and SDGs 11 (Sustainable Cities
and Communities), organized together with Phoudindaeng Youth Center (PYC) since 2009.
PYC was established by AVAN (network of individuals who has done voluntary service for
one year in Japan) and KNCU to work for rural development in Van Vieng by running school
bus and English classes, construction of the library and skill training. We aim that local youth
can have sustainable life by their own responsibilities! PYC is run by Lao youth and the
leader joined JAVS (Japan-ASEAN 3 months workcamp) in Japan in 2015!
*Outcome of this workcamp: Please see the presentation of the volunteer for the IVS
contest in Japan; https://www.slideshare.net/nice-workcamp/2018-k1 (only Japanese for
the moment, but you can at least enjoy the pictures!)

Work: Volunteers will 1) construct a new community center in the Phonsung village where we have
been working since last year, 2) do cultural exchange/ environmental education activities
with local youth in the village and Phoudindaeng Youth Center and 3) do some other work
needed in the School/ the Center.

Accommodation:Phonsung Youth Center. Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns. Sleeping bag is

Study theme: The future plan of international workcamps in Laos and the youth center. Bring some info.!

6. Other activities: Going to the Market, Basi Ceremony, Performance, Party, etc.

Location: Agricultural village in Van Vieng district in the north part, surrounded by the river and

Terminal: Vientaine. Volunteers need to arrive by 08:00 on the first day and can leave there after
18:00 on the last day. They can go to Van Vieng by the public bus that takes 4-5 hours,
possibly together with other volunteers!

Requirement:Only Asian (by the policy of the host organization)! High motivation to work and respect to
the local culture and way of the local organization!

Participation fee: 300 USD (150 USD for 7 days) to be paid on your arrivals

Language: English (Lao is also welcomed!)

Other: 4 each from Laos, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other Asia. 7 days participation is possible
in 02/09-02/15 and 02/16-02/22. Please write this period on the application form if you
want to join only for 7 days.s.