Chiraphone Khamphouvong

Dec 7, 2018 by Chiraphone Khamphouvong

A Boy's Desire to Learn: The Story of Tao Huk, Dropout

LAOS - It had been a grueling motorbike ride to Nam Naen, a Thaidam ethnic village in northern province of Phongsaly, Laos. We were greeted and graciously hosted by a family in their home on stilts. We saw a young boy reading aloud to a younger boy, using a dim, overhead flashlight and the light of the fire. His determination to read to the younger child was moving.