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PADETC (Participatory Development Training Centre) is an indigenous, all-Lao organization committed to making a unique and distinctive contribution to the development of Laos.
Our work is based on the principles of Education for Sustainable Development — development with a balance between social development, economic development and environmental harmony. Our key work areas are: capacity building for organizations; service delivery through learning centers and networks; and leadership and advocacy.
Learning Centers and Networks
PADETC’s Founder, Sombath Somphone
Sombath Somphone founded PADETC in 1996 to promote education, leadership skills and sustainable development in Laos. Read more >
Sombath Somphone disappeared on 15 December 2012 in Vientiane, Lao PDR and has not been seen since. A website has been set up to help facilitate his return. It includes information, links to media coverage and advocacy initiatives. sombath.org.
ທ່ານ ສົມບັດ ສົມພອນ
ທ່ານ ສົມບັດ ສົມພອນໄດ້ສ້າງຕັ້ງສູນອົບຮົມຮ່
ທ່ານ ສົມບັດ ສົມພອນ ແມ່ນໄດ້ຫາຍຕົວໄປໃນວັນທີ 15 ທັນວາ 2012 ທີ່ ວຽງຈັນ, ສ.ປ.ປ ລາວ ແລະ ຍັງບໍ່ທັນພົບຕົວຈົນເຖິງປະຈຸບັນ. ໄດ້ມີການສ້າງເວບໄຊເພື່ອຊ່
Tel & Fax: (+856 21) 219130
Post: PO Box 2147,
Vientiane, Lao PDR
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