Peuan Mit Street Children Project
A program for street children, their families and their communities.
Peuan Mit means ‘Friends’ in Lao. It is a collaboration between the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and Friends-International.
Peuan Mit works with up to 1400 children every month in the Lao capital,
We currently provide a series of projects that support the children:
The Prevention Team – works with over 500 children and with more than 100 families each month. The team is composed of a mobile school, a home based productions project that supports parents of children at risk and a community development team supporting poor communities.
The Outreach team – visits over 200 children living on the streets each month.
The Drop In Center /
Vocational training and job placement – we offer training to 30 young people in hospitality and mechanics and help graduates to find employment.