Laos is one of East Asia’s poorest countries. One of the unique characteristics of Laos is that the population consists of a high number of distinct ethnic groups living in the upland areas. Some organizations place the number above 140.
COUNTRY COVID UPDATE
Laos reported its first new case of COVID-19 in over 100 days on Friday, July 24. However, at this time, it appears COVID-19 remains contained by the country. World Renew’s programming has recommenced in accordance with all COVID-19 precautions and best practices issued by the government.