Luang Say Cruise regularly visits the villages of Ban Baw and Ban Huay Phalam along the Mekong River. We work with these schools to help support the education in their primary schools, which support more than 200 children from the ages of 3 through 12 years old.
General School Supplies:
Book Bags, College-Ruled Paper, Colored Pencils, Erasers, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Pencils, and Pencil Cases/Bags
(English) Alphabet and Math
(English) Age-Appropriate Story Books
Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls,
New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes and Warm Coats
Antibiotic Ointment and Band-Aids
Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you take them. If you prefer, you may reach out directly to them to inquire about items which may be available for purchase locally. Arranging visits to community projects is beyond the scope of our mission. If you wish to visit a project, contact the participant and they can let you know what is possible.
Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
• Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
• The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.
Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.