One Voice for Laos intro

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Intro to the One Voice For Laos project, a non-profit venture, based in Woodstock, NY to support 600 Laotian orphans. Includes the participation of 20+ socially conscious Hudson Valley teenagers committed to making a difference.

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One Voice for Laos intro

  1. 1. One Voice Logo<br />
  2. 2. Welcome to the <br />ONE VOICE<br />for Laos Project<br />Teens for Change<br />
  3. 3. Our Two-Part Mission<br />To improve the quality of life for 600 Laotian children living in the DeakKumPah Orphanage.<br />To inspire our local teenagers to become the next generation of humanitarians.<br />
  4. 4. Five Goals of the Project<br />Raise $100,000 for orphanage improvements<br />Provide a rich learning opportunity for our teens & volunteers<br />Encourage an ongoing cultural exchange program<br />Produce a documentary film (created by our teens)<br />Bring 10-20 local teens to do hands-on service in Laos<br />
  5. 5. What are the BENEFITS for our teens?<br />
  6. 6. Many Benefits for Our Teens<br />• Extraordinary teamwork <br />• Selfless service<br />• Learning new skills<br />• Cross-cultural experience<br />• Big plus for college<br />
  7. 7. Make a documentary film of the entire project <br />
  8. 8. The beautiful town of LuangPrabang<br />
  9. 9. Beauty is everywhere<br />
  10. 10. 33 Buddhist temples in town<br />
  11. 11. The Spirit is Revered<br />
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  13. 13. The town at night<br />
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  16. 16. A little bit of Woodstock in Laos?<br />
  17. 17. Nature is pristine<br />
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  19. 19. Fun things to do in LuangPrabang<br />
  20. 20. The night craft market<br />
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  22. 22. Fabulous Water Falls<br />
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  24. 24. Elephant rides!<br />
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  26. 26. Elephant hugs<br />
  27. 27. Sunset cruise on the Mekong River<br />
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  29. 29. Huge, Ancient Caves!<br />
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  31. 31. The locals are friendly<br />
  32. 32. The young monk has Buddha’s cell phone number<br />
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  37. 37. Fresh local produce<br />
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  39. 39. Prayer at the temple<br />
  40. 40. The ceremony of feeding monks their morning rice<br />
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  42. 42. The Orphanage of LuangPrabang<br />
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  47. 47. WHAT THE ORPHANS NEED<br />• Better nutrition. One more meal per day<br />• New dormitory, toilets, roof, mattresses, clothes<br />• Educational support: school supplies, computers, etc.<br />• Soap, toothpaste, and toothbrushes<br />• College scholarships<br />
  48. 48. The kids grow just one crop<br />
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  50. 50. The kitchen needs a lot of work<br />
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  58. 58. 600 kids without parents and no hope of being adopted<br />
  59. 59. Sleeping on wooden beds<br />
  60. 60. Just hanging out with nothing much to do<br />
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  62. 62. Andrew Brown: the orphanage benefactor and our main contact<br />
  63. 63. The Village Project<br />
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  65. 65. Our Goal<br />
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  67. 67. The Village Needs<br />Clean water supply<br />Toilets and washing facilities<br />Health care<br />Clothing<br />Education<br />
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  72. 72. How Can You Help?<br />Volunteer<br />Make a donation<br />3. Host a fundraising event<br />Spread the word<br />Come with us to Laos<br />
  73. 73. Thank You<br />Thank you!<br />Donate online<br />www.wdpf.org<br />Or write a check: WINDHORSE Foundation Attn:.<br />DKP Orphanage<br />100% of your tax deductible donation goes to the orphanage<br />

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