Tag: education

End of school year update (2017-2018)

In September 2017, 40 students started Grade 5 with the support of Lotus Education Fund. 26 of these girls have been sponsored. These girls are from three different villages with low socioeconomic areas in Southern Laos, Nongkalong, Khamken… Read More

Introducing.. Ms Lanta Ketoukham

In July 2018, Lotus was please to welcome Ms Lanta Ketoukham as our Project Manager. Lanta began her career as an English teacher and her passion for further education expanded as she studied at a post-graduate level in Australia… Read More

Sisterhood: WhatsApp Mentoring Program

Sisterhood is a program which connects ‘little sisters’,  Grade 11 students from Lotus Education Fund and ‘big sisters’, university students from the American Centre at That Dam in Vientiane, Laos. Big sisters act as mentors and they provide… Read More

Lotus Women’s Wellness Workshop by Julia Alden

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

ISARA – NIST – Baking for Lotus

Thank you ISARA for amazing banana bread and delicious cookies. Every crumb was eaten for snacks during the Women’s Wellbeing Workshop in Feb 21st-24th 2016.

NIST baking for Lotus Feb 2016

In preparation for morning and afternoon tea during the Women’s Wellbeing Workshop being held from Feb 21st-24th NIST students took action!! The students in 5MM eagerly gathered the ingredients and headed to the NIST food technology department. It… Read More

Nonnadie Walls !!!

Walls for Learning! In mid November 2015 the partnership was formed with the Village Head / Fathers and Lotus to build walls at the Nonnadie School. Twenty bags of cement, a truck of sand, bricks and labor were… Read More


In March 2016 Helen Keogh was fortunate to connect with Mac Maness and La Vaiyakone from Soap4Life in Vientiane, Laos. Soap4Life is a small hand on humanitarian organization, dedicated to the development and support of health and economic… Read More

St Therese’s Art Show November 2012

  In 2012, the children in Grades 5 and 6 at St Therese’s Primary School, New Lambton, Australia held an art exhibition to raise money fro the Lotus Educational Fund in Laos. The fund was established in 2008… Read More

International Women’s Day at NIST 2015

      This year the theme for International Women’s Day was “Make it Happen” and the students at NIST International School in Bangkok certainly did this in a big way. Led by the MS students under the… Read More