MoneyGram Foundation Celebrates Completion of School in LaosMoneyGram Foundation Celebrates Completion of School in Laos

MoneyGram Foundation Celebrates Completion of School in Laos

“We were deeply touched by how excited students and community members were to have their own creative space for learning, and are honored to have been a part of something big—contributing to a better education for hundreds of students.”

The History of Savan ApparelThe History of Savan Apparel

The History of Savan Apparel

The main purpose of the clothing line is to empower all Lao people, young and old, with knowledge of our history and culture. We use daily attire and street wear as the medium to teach our children and to share our proud heritage with confidence and pride.

Authentic Lao Restaurants Worth ExperiencingAuthentic Lao Restaurants Worth Experiencing

Authentic Lao Restaurants Worth Experiencing

Bida Manda is named in honor of the owners’ parents, who instilled in them the love of food and its power to bring people together.

A Wise Woman On Your SideA Wise Woman On Your Side

A Wise Woman On Your Side

My purpose is not only to help, but to empower women. There was a time when I considered packing everything up to go volunteer with the Peace Corps. Becoming a lawyer was a practical option because of my family obligations.

Connecting People Thru MoviesConnecting People Thru Movies

Connecting People Thru Movies

Groupeezz a social platform created to connect people thru film & movie screening events. We invite you to our upcoming movie screening events.

Building a Foundation for the FutureBuilding a Foundation for the Future

Building a Foundation for the Future

I am heartened by the extraordinary progress we have made together. I have been most fortunate to have the opportunity to represent the United States in Laos, and I want to thank the Lao people, both those in the United States and in Laos, for their warm hospitality and support. During our time in Laos, my wife and I have visited all 18 provinces in Laos, and in each of them, we have been impressed by the beauty of the countryside, the beauty of Lao culture, but, must importantly, by the beauty and the warmth of the Lao people.

Alice in Wonderland – Lao EditionAlice in Wonderland – Lao Edition

Alice in Wonderland – Lao Edition

Written by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by John Tenniel. Translated by: Panya Ratsasane, Natrudy Saykao, and Khamsavath Thammathevo. Edited by: Gregory H. Green. Available from the Center for Lao Studies.

Great Taste Delivered: “SapSap”Great Taste Delivered: “SapSap”

Great Taste Delivered: “SapSap”

“These SapSap snack sticks are amazing! Each bite is packed with meaty flavor and the spice is definitely perfect especially those looking to satisfy their Lao taste buds. Best when eaten right out of the fridge. Looking forward to ordering another batch!”

Health and Wellness for the New YearHealth and Wellness for the New Year

Health and Wellness for the New Year

We want to empower people to reduce the health disparities in our community, by promoting a healthier lifestyle through education and engagement in the Lao language.

Friends Without a BorderFriends Without a Border

Friends Without a Border

In was a painful first hand experience that inspired Kenro Izu to start  ‘Friends Without a Border’: “In a pediatric bed, I saw a girl accompanied by her father. The father could not afford $2.00 for her treatment. The girl was not given any pills or treatment and died in front of my eyes.” 



The History of Savan Apparel
The History of Savan Apparel

The main purpose of the clothing line is to empower all Lao people, young and old, with knowledge of our history and culture. We use daily attire and street wear as the medium to teach our children and to share our proud heritage with confidence and pride.

Alice in Wonderland – Lao Edition
Alice in Wonderland – Lao Edition

Written by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by John Tenniel. Translated by: Panya Ratsasane, Natrudy Saykao, and Khamsavath Thammathevo. Edited by: Gregory H. Green. Available from the Center for Lao Studies.

A Wise Woman On Your Side
A Wise Woman On Your Side

My purpose is not only to help, but to empower women. There was a time when I considered packing everything up to go volunteer with the Peace Corps. Becoming a lawyer was a practical option because of my family obligations.

Sometimes Life Imitates Art
Sometimes Life Imitates Art

Onechanh Rattanavongsy lives with her family in Lawrence, Kansas. Her amazing carvings have been featured at weddings, birthday parties and special occasions all over the United States. She also teaches carving classes and offers private lessons.

Connecting People Thru Movies
Connecting People Thru Movies

Groupeezz a social platform created to connect people thru film & movie screening events. We invite you to our upcoming movie screening events.


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