Literacy doesn't mean much if there's nothing to read. These people and organizations have brought new books to Laos during the past two years, by sponsoring the publication of a title. Thank you!
* the family and friends of Xavier Grousson (Switzerland): How the Blind Man Found a Wife
* Isabella Limbach (Germany): The Lazy Man's Plan
* Dave Schaller (United States): An American Girl
* Christoph Langguth: Little Deer
* A357 GmbH, Winterthu (Switzerland): The Green Book of Aesop's Fables
* Heather, Jacek & friends (USA): The Smart Country Kid
* Etonhouse International School (Singapore): The Invisible Bride
* Matt Cooke & Emma Craddock at Cooke Components Ltd (United Kingdom): Prince Phadaeng and Princess Aikham
* Julie McIntyre, and Fiona Robson (both of Australia): Animals Coloring Book
* Patrick Sarnacke (USA): Proverbs of Laos
* Yatai Food Cart, Denver (USA), and the Cubit Family (Australia): What's in the Market?
* Michael Sanderson (USA), and Brian & Gerry Warren (Australia): The Hunter Who Meditated
* Lee Yong and the Golden Virtues (Singapore): The Cat that Meditated
* Ashleya Eggleston, and an anonymous donor (both of Australia): Yellow Book of Interesting Facts
* Slowork Publishing and the Ministry of Culture (Taiwan), and Julie McIntyre (Australia): How Hmong People Got Their Names
* Slowork Publishing and the Ministry of Culture (Taiwan), and Ann McVey (Australia): Little Cow
* Peggy Horn (Australia): Kamnuandoku Puzzles, #1
* Karen & John de Vries and Planet Wheeler Foundation, all of (Australia): Practice Writing the Lao Alphabet
* Planet Wheeler, Ann McVey, and Danebury Pty Ltd Congress Rental (all of Australia): How to Care for Pigs
* Heiko Vogel and Andrea Schreiber (Germany): Treasure Island
* Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing,(USA, Cambodia, India): Rhyming Words
* Birgitta Smedeby and friends (Sweden), and Lin Palmer(England): The Lying King and the Sun Bear
* The Cubit Family (Australia), Peggy Horn (Australia), and Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing,(USA, Cambodia, India): The Green Book of Interesting Facts and The Blue Book of Interesting Facts
* Tatsumi Elementary School in Tokyo (Japan), Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing, (USA, Cambodia, India) and Planet Wheeler (Australia): Cooking Lao Food
* Peggy Horn, (Australia) and Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing, (USA, Cambodia, India): English is Fun!
* Robert Smith & family (U.K): Festivals Coloring Book
* Peggy Horn (Australia), the Cubit Family (Australia), and Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing,(USA, Cambodia, India): The Purple Book of Interesting Facts and The White Book of Interesting Facts
* The Cubit Family, and Peggy Horn (Australia): A and B went out to C
* The Cubit Family (Australia) and Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing (USA, Cambodia, India): Farmer Yia Pao
* Peggy Horn, and Zena Carter (Australia): The Mother Fox and Her Puppies
* Champa Foundation in memory of Jan Leisink, (Netherlands) and an anonymous donor (Australia): Yellow Book about Insects
* Chris & Marilee Lucas (New Zealand): The Monkey King
* Mark & Allie Williams (United States): The Monkey is Elected to be King of the Animals
* Planet Wheeler Foundation, (Australia): The Story of Big Brother Mouse
* Peggy Horn, (Australia) and Manoj and Bory Paul and A Sing, (USA, Cambodia, India): Phiipop
* Manoj and Bory Paul, (USA and Cambodia), and The Cubit Family (Australia), Phiiphong
Will you join them to help promote literacy in Laos? Here's the list of titles that still need a sponsor.
Village book parties
These people have donated enough to sponsor a book party and donate more books to a rural village school. Thank you!
2018Robert Moyer, Cathy Lee, and Jason Moyer-Lee * Susan Davis * Katharina Wimmer * Lia Woods * Alexander Gosling * Ann McVey * Stewardship * Doug Ewart * Karen & John de Vries * Hauser Seraina * Simon Weston * Beth Kelly * Anne Jaumees * Phuan Phui Seck * Patrick Sarnacke * Christoph Langguth * Rory O'Callaghan * Blythe Academy * Richard Weiland * the people of the village itself * Terre des Hommes (Germany) * Isabella Limbach * Clayton Smith * Sasha Alyson * Mary E McConney * Peggy Horn * GE Bell * Julie McIntyre * Matthew Cooke * Walter Schaller * Adrienne Newman * the people of the village itself * Anne Tonkin * Susan Thomlinson * Sonja Magloire-Lange * Sonnenberg family * Reformierte Kirchgemeinde Stammheim * Bruce Schaller * Anonymous * Terry Edwards * Grousson family and friends * Partner Reinsurance Europe SE * the people of the village itself
2017Ray Faulkner * United World College South East Asia * Tim Gosswiler * Allee & Bridwell families * Lee Lek Yong * Anuradha Vittachi Armstrong * Ellen Bradley * Birgitta Smedeby * Lia Woods * John Miller * Sharon Goodman * Ann McVey * Stewardship * Becky Schaller * Alice Vandervoort and friends * Doug Ewart * Maartje Muskens * Christian Wulle * Simon Weston * Karen & John de Vries * Melbourne Girls Grammar School * Zena Carter * Peter mcbrinde * Students of Busan Foreign School in South Korea * Samuel Randell * Etonhouse International School * Lau chen yue * Barbara Goedecke * Jens Wegener * Patrick Sarnacke * Dave Schaller * Jackie and Martin Cunliffe * Martin & Jackie Cunliffe * Heiko Vogel and Andrea Schreiber * Slowork Publishing and the Ministry of culture (Taiwan) * amy schuff * Royal High School & King Edwards Junior School, Bath * Anonymous * Mark Beamish * Fiona Robson * Joe Realmuto * Chris Ashton & Emma Morton * David and Joan Adrion * the people of the village itself * Erika Limacher * Richard & Karen Weiland * the people of the village itself * the people of the village itself * Terre des Hommes (Germany) * Howard Pan * Gabriele Eipeldauer * Michael Sanderson * Alissa Ayden * Robin Millar * Yatai Food Cart, Denver, CO, USA * Charlie Weeks * Danebury Pty Ltd Congress Rental * Sebastien Joannard * Clayton Smith * Peggy Horn * World Food Programe * Julie McIntyre * GE Bell * Lucy Ridout * katherine link * Christoph Messmer * Kate Garrison * Douglas Doty * Walter Schaller * the people of the village itself * Nicole & Yves Furer * China by Bike * Jeffrey Cheah * Anonymous * Jacek Nikodem * Robin Wieruch * Lisette van Dessel * Reis-idee Travel Advice: www.reis-idee.nl/english-summary * Scott Berggren * Stephen Antle * Ruth Eisenberg * Veronique Hunziker * the people of the village itself * Anonymous * Ashleya Eggleston * Leah Camhi * Steve, Lori, Davis, and Park Orth * Anonymous * John & Jean Burton * Tatsumi Elementary School in Tokyo, Japan (care of Ben Schwartz and Miki Schwartz) * Brian & Gerry Warren * Angela Griffiths * Helen Walka Dake * the people of the village itself * Chris & Marilee Lucas * Robert Smith & family * Jeremy Randell * Maria Cristina Roces * Frankston High School * Charles Felsenthal * Melissa Reese * Florian Reinhard & Alex Robert * Molly Bostic * Brittany&Andrew Hart
Most village children still have no access to books. Come see what happens at a book party. Will you sponsor or co-sponsor one?