SKL Inc. is deeply grateful to Mr. Phouvong Phamisith, owner of Phouvong Jewelry of Vientiane, Laos, for his generous contribution of 48,000,000 Lao kip ($6,000 USD) which enables SKL to balance the budget for completing the ongoing construction of Vienghham Lower Secondary School. On Monday April 20th, 2015, SKL Inc. representative in Laos, Mr. Viengphoukhanh Soutannouvong officially accepted this significant donation. Also in attendance at the presentation ceremony were the principal and teachers of Viengkham Lower Secondary School, District Ministry of Education representatives, and the leaders of the six villages that will be served by the new school building. Pictured in the photographs are Mr. Phamisith (white shirt), Mr. Soutannouvong (blue shirt) and other participating dignitaries. As the first major Lao corporate donor, Mr. Phamisith further strengthens SKL’s global and multi-cultural coalition of dedicated supporters.
School for Kids in Laos Inc. is pleased to welcome our new sponsor/collaborator, PHOUVONG JEWELRY in our efforts to help children in rural regions of Laos. Mr. Phouvong Phamisith and Mrs. Chanthone Komsou are philanthropists and owners of this fine jewelry-making retailer in Laos.
SKL was featured in a french Get Lost in Asia podcast and article, the travel blog getlostinasia.com. Hosted by Bobby Dennie, episode 18 of his podcast encourages listeners to travel in asia and introduces the philanthropic work of SKL.