Our Supporters

Without support from the following organisations, AFESIP Lao PDR and its projects would not exist. Thank you to all of our supporters, including private donors, for their generousity and enthusiasm to help the fight against human trafficking in Laos.

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In November 2008, The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in Laos commenced generous ongoing funding for AFESIP activities for three years until November 2011. In 2007, French Embassy supported was also provided to train Lao and Thal police in law enforcement and rights for victims of trafficking and sexual exploitation in Lao PDR

ANESVAD takes action against child sexual expolitation and supports development projects that promote sustainable self sufficiency. As a key supporter of AFESIP Laos PDR since 2004, ANESVAD provides ongoing funding for AFESIP's rehabilitation and reintegration projects for children subjected to trafficking and sexual explotation.


ECPAT Italy have been ongoing supporters of AFESIP Lao PDR since 2006. Committed to eliminating the sexual exploitation of children, ECPAT provided major funding for the construction of AFESIP's new rehabilitation centre in Savannakhet. The centre provides safe accomodation as well as psychological counseling, medical care and vocational training for up to 40 children and women.

The Somaly Mam Foundation is a nonprofit charity committed to ending modern day slavery in North America and around the world. The Foundation works to eradicate human trafficking, liberate its victims, and empower survivors so they can create and sustain lives of dignity. 



Manos Unidas Spain partners with local community organisations to create and improve educational and vocational resources. Since 2007, they have provided funds to support AFESIP's Social Enterprise (ASE) program; a training and income generating activity for trafficking victims.

Since 2007, UNICEF has supported AFESIP Laos PDR in its provincial Outreach programs in Udomxay and Champasak. In collaboration with UNICEF, the Government of Lao PDR is undertaking new initiatives to combat trafficking in support of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and NGOs such as AFESIP.

French NGO Acting For Life provided €25,000 to support AFESIP's social work and reintegration programs in 2009-2010 as well as contributing to initiatives as part of our Social Enterprise project.

Supporting various AFESIP projects since 2007, Youth Challenge Singapore funded the construction of a vocational beauty training school and vocational curriculum development at AFESIP's new rehabilitation centre in Savanakhet. YCS also provided a team of business consultants, Consulting for Cause, to assist AFESIP's Social Enterprise program in 2009.

In 2009, The US Embassy in Laos approved two grants of $16,460 USD and $6,000 USD to support AFESIP's public awareness initiatives. The grants will allow AFESIP to engage Art Therapy to expose the psychological consequences on victims of trafficking, empowering them to contribute to awareness-raising through visual mediums. The funds will also support production of TIP and CSEC awareness-raising materials and AFESIP's role in the 2009 SEA Games CSEC awareness campaign. 

In 2007/08, the German Embassy in Laos provided funding for AFESIP's rehabilitation centre in Vientiane Capital. This included funds for training and reintegration materials.

In 2008, the Australian Government provided funding to build a fresh water well at the new AFESIP Centre in Savannakhet. Funding was provided under the Australian Embassy's Direct Aid Program (DAP), a small grants program that aims to support community projects that address basic humanitarian hardship and reduce poverty by directly assisting poor and disadvantaged groups.

AFESIP Lao PDR | No 044 Ban Phonetongsavad, Chantaboury District - P.O. Box:3128, Vientiane, Laos PDR
Tel: (856) 21 413488 | Fax: (856) 21 413581

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