LAO DISABLED WOMEN'S DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
The Lao Disabled Women's Development Centre is an exciting new tourist destination in Vientiane. Women with disabilities come from all over Laos to live and study here, gaining life skills and vocational training to empower them to set up an independent life. Funded almost entirely through donations, your visit will provide crucial support to help us continue enabling the disabled in Laos.
Visit our Showroom to learn more about disablity in Laos and shop for beautiful handicrafts made by our staff and graduate students. Entrance to our Showroom is free.
We also offer the following tour packages: Suksaa Guided Tour (50,000 Kip/person)
'Suksaa' means 'learn' in Lao. Tour our centre and gain a unique insight into life in Lao. Visitors will have an opportunity to meet some truly inspiring women and to see how these women live and study here at the Centre.
Surn Tour-Handicraft class/or Sign Language class and tour (100,000 Kip/person)
Sit with our paper product tem to learn how they turn recycled newspapers into beautiful handicrafts and make your own to take home or learn sign language with a hearing impaired woman working at the Centre.
Lunch (100,000 Kip/person)
A delicious meal made fresh with vegetables from our garden and we can accommodate any diet requirements.
Baci Ceremony (100,000 Kip/person)
A ancient Lao custom involving the tying of holy cotton threads to bless the recipient and ensure good luck on your journey.
Booking are required for the Handicraft and Sign Language class, lunch and Baci ceremony. Just give us a call the day before or morning of your visit.
Address: Thadeua Road, Ban Dongphosy Village, Hadsayfong District, Vientiane Capital
Plese booking tour first for visit our centre on Sunday.
How to get there: We are located close to the Friendship Bridge on Thadeua Road and on the way to Buddha Park, about 30 minutes drive from downtown Vientiane. If you are planning to visit Buddha Park or Inpeng Ethnic Culture Park consider visiting us on your way.
You can take a tuk-tuk or the local #14 green bus to get there. The bus to the Friendship Bridge leaves from Morning Bus Station and costs 6,000 Kip. Get off as the bus turns off for the bridge and continue walking along the main road towards the bridge until you see our sign.
Route No. 14, bus No. ............. Please visit the central bus navigator:http://lao.busnavi.asia/?lang=en