Livelihoods

On 9-12 August, 2018 Oxfam in Laos organized a distribution of hygiene kits at Pindong and Tamoryot evacuation centers to those who had been affected by the dam collapse in Sanamxay. It included 320 kits. Each kit consisted of detergent, shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, towels, clothes brush...
Article Date: November 19, 2018 On 9-12 August, 2018 Oxfam in Laos organized a distribution of hygiene kits at Pindong and Tamoryot evacuation centers to those who had been affected by the dam collapse in Sanamxay. It included 320 kits. Each kit consisted of detergent, shampoo, soap, toothbrush,...
Basket weaving with talipot - Photo by:  Thome, Oxfam in Laos
Villagers at Pak Poun villages group traditionally cut down the Talipot to obtain the top for food but they now preserve Talipot forests for producing handicraft. This change is contributing to towards a sustainable livelihood for those involved. talipot1_sign.jpg This change was captured during...
Woman carrying fish - Photo by:  Thome Xaisongkham, Oxfam in Laos
Khong district used to be an area rich in fish but now the situation has changed. When villagers cannot catch fish as they used to, what are they doing now? According to the Mekong River Commission, people in the lower Mekong region rely on fish for their food security, which accounts for 60% of...
woman harvesting tea leafs
Objective Implemented in collaboration with CCL, this project aims to improve the livelihoods and the wellbeing of ethnic minorities in the uplands of Ngot Ou District through providing technical and financial support to tea producers by addressing their current challenges and engaging the private...
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