Community Learning International is deeply committed to reducing the consequences of poverty in Laos. Our aim is to provide development aid by offering village based projects that positively impact education, water and income generation, while preserving and respecting the rich culture and traditions of the Lao people.

About us

About us

Believing education is key to ending poverty, CLI has been providing education based aid projects in Laos since 1997.

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Projects

Projects

From running library boats and learning centers to school construction, all our projects are designed to support one another.

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Laos

Laos

Bordering Thailand, Laos is also known as 'The Land of a Million Elephants', and is one of the poorest countries in the world.

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Learning Centers

Learning Centers

Learning Centers are a proven and effective way of realising a child's potential in an engaging and rewarding environment.

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My Nong Kiaw book project completed by teens

My Nong Kiaw book project completed by teens

A beautiful 60-page book of photos and captions showing aspects of the lives of Lao teens has just been printed and will go on sale shortly. The book was part of a CLI project, Young Cultural Ambassadors, designed to bridge the gap between tourists and locals in Nong Kiaw.

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Latest news

Book boats back on the river

Tuesday 5 November 2013

The rains are ending in Laos and temperatures cooling. We are well into the seasonal transition from hot and wet to cool and dry.


Cool season

Monday 28 October 2013

Cool season November and December have become “Visit CLI Season” for the organizations that work with and through CLI in Laos or are considering doing so.


Super Typhoon Utor

Tuesday 27 August 2013

Although Laos escaped the direct path of Super Typhoon Utor, it is clear the heavy flooding and land slides are a direct result of the increased rains, and unfortunately resulted in many deaths, which as expected are mostly children.