Centennial Coal supports construction of a water tank

Construction of a water tank with a water filtration system to be used for drinking and hand washing was generously supported by a $500 donation from Centennial Coal.  This will greatly improve the livelihood of the 650 students… Read More

North Balwyn Rotary supports vocational training program

Great news!  Rotary have generously donated  funding to provide support for ten Lotus girls to attend a six week Vocational training program in 2018. Each year the Lotus girls must pass their exams to progress to the next school… Read More

Upcoming Workshop in 2018

In February 2018, Lotus will hold their third Life Skills Workshop for the the Lotus girls.  The focus will be in supporting the secondary students with the knowledge, skills and understanding to make responsible decisions that affect their… Read More

Lotus has been granted official recognition in Laos

Lotus is delighted to announce that on the 10th of November, 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Laos Ministry of Education and Sport in Champone District.  The Laos Government uses MoUs to define a relationship between… Read More

Holy Family Merewether donate to help fund a school water tank

Holy Family Primary school at Merewether has donated $1150 to Lotus.  The money is earmarked to go towards the purchase of a hand washing facility (water tank) for a little school in Laos. The school is in a village… Read More

Australian Embassy 65th Anniversary Award 2017

Dr Phoudalay receives an award from the Australian Embassy The Australian Embassy to Laos on 26th of January awarded five awards to recognise outstanding contributions to Lao – Australian relations at its National Day and Lotus Director,Dr Phoudalay… Read More

Soap 4 Life

Soap4Life is a small hands-on humanitarian organization dedicated to improving hygiene, developing and supporting economic opportunities fro critically impoverished families and developing a path for women to attain empowerment among their peers. Both Lotus and GEP have been… Read More

Report to donors

Report to donors 2014-2015 (1)

Lotus Women’s Wellness Workshop February 2016

Lotus Women’s Wellness Workshop February 2016 Written by Julia Alden During the February break members and friends of the NIST community again showed their support to the Lotus project, as the first Women’s Wellness Workshop was successfully implemented… Read More

Big Brother Mouse Supports the Lotus Girls

On October 24th 2013 members of the Lotus team visited the Lotus girls at the Secondary school at kms 35 in Champhone district to deliver a wonderful supply of books generously donated by a local company called Big Brother… Read More