Journal

 

Here we share reflections from the Fair Trek team and other inspiring stories about the power of tourism.

Community Public address system – San Oudom – 2018

The communities benefit from every visit done by a group of volunteers or students. One of the [...]

Eco Bungalow – San Oudom – 2018 (under construction!)

  Fair Trek has already two open Eco Bungalow that you can book through Airbnb or through [...]

Fence – Houy Fay Village – 2017

Fair Trek’s work with many groups of volunteers result in  the village of Houy Fay having [...]

Sport Uniforms – San Oudom Village – 2016

The communities benefit from every visit done by a group of volunteers or students. One of the [...]

Painting Primary school – Houy Fay Village – 2017

  Fair Trek has had a relationship with Houy Fay village since the branch’s [...]

Preschool – Houy Fay Village – 2016/2017

Houy Fay Village is around 1 hour drive from Luang Prabang. This community is Khamu and around [...]

Water Tank – Houy Fay Village – 2017

Houy Fay Village is around 1 hour drive from Luang Prabang. This community is Khamu and around [...]

Painting school and Fencing – Moud Village – 2015

  This project in Moud Village has a lot in common with the project developed by Fair Trek [...]

Painting School – Ponsavang Village – 2015

  The village of Ponsavang is in a very strategic location since it is on the main street [...]

Bathroom – Long Lao Gao Village – 2016

The village of Long Lao Gao is the neighboring village of Long Lao Mai where Fair Trek [...]

Meeting house – Houay Peng Village – 2017

The village of Houy Peng has 48 Khamu families, around 233 people. It is approximately an hour [...]

Meeting house – Na Luang Village- 2014

  To get to Na Luang village, volunteers travelled 3 hours from Luang Prabang.  43 [...]

Meeting house fence – Long Lao Mai – 2017

The village of Long Lao Mai is 45 minutes away from Luang Prabang. It is also the village where [...]

Paint School – Houy Hear Village – 2016

    The community of Houy Hear is 40 minutes away from Luang Prabang and it’s a [...]

Parking Lot – Kok vaen Village – 2013

The village of Kok Vaen has families that are Khamu, Lao and Hmong and it is 30 minutes away [...]

Water Tank – Kuchaluang Village – 2015

  During dry season the villagers of Kuchaluag had to travel many miles to get water for [...]

School Access Stairs – Kuchaluang Village – 2015

  Rainy season in Laos can make life at the villages a little complicated. This was the [...]

Primary School – Kuchaluang Village – 2014

  Ban Kuchaluang is a Kasack village that is 1 hour away from Luang Prabang. This village [...]

International Labour Organization visits the Eco Bungalow as an example of CBT

The International Labour Organization (ILO),  organized a course on sustainable tourism and [...]

Fair Trek Ambassador Team

    A few months ago, the Fair Trek managing team had a training with an external [...]

Eco Bungalow Nong Khouay Grand Opening

On December 20th, Fair Trek in conjunction with their partner World Volunteer, will hold their [...]

A community project day shared with the YSEALI 2016 young leaders.

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit 2016 (YSEALI) was held in Luang Prabang [...]

Southeast asian leaders learning from Fair Trek at YSEALI 2016

This year the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit (YSEALI) was held in Luang [...]

2016 Fair Trek guide training session

As 2016 high season approaches, Fair Trek’s headquarters is preparing and getting ready for [...]

Fair Trek in The ASEAN Ecotourism Forum 2016

The ASEAN Ecotourism Forum 2016 took place in Pakse from June 22nd – June 25th. Organized by [...]

Community based tourism projects in the Nam Et-Phou Louey

The Nam Et Phou Louey is one of twenty National Protected Areas in Laos.  Named after its two [...]

Interview with Soulinnara Ratanavong, board member of the Asian Ecotourism Network

We are thrilled to introduce you to Ms. Soulinnara Ratanavong, a Lao native who currently works [...]

Interview with Masaru Takayama, chair of the Asian Ecotourism Network

The Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) officially launched on 2 June 2015 and to learn more about [...]

Adobe Eco Bungalow – Long Lao Mai Village

In remote villages in Laos, concrete houses are replacing traditional wood, bamboo and straw [...]

Luang Prabang Welcomes a New Pediatric Hospital

Khou is an eight year-old girl from the village of Nong Khuay, a Khmu community two hours away [...]
 

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