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Quality of Life Association Uxo Survivor Information Centre & Village Shop

Unit 3 41, Phonsavanh Village, Phonsavan 0900, Laos
+856 61 211 124
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Fantstic way to help out those people effected by bombs dropped during the Vietnam war.

There are some really beautiful items for sale here, as well as some tragic stories on display to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stotty6
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Savannakhet, Laos
Great cause - must visit

Laos' "Secret War" has left millions of unexploded small and large bombs throughout the country. To... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Timo T
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Unit 3 41, Phonsavanh Village, Phonsavan 0900, Laos
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+856 61 211 124
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some really beautiful items for sale here, as well as some tragic stories on display to help people to understand and support those people injured by remnants of war. Definitely worth a short stop.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Laos' "Secret War" has left millions of unexploded small and large bombs throughout the country. To this day, people get injured and killed. The Quality of Life association aims to help victims and their families. The center has a lot of interesting, and heart wrenching...More

1  Thank Timo T
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I happened to stop into this organization's info centre while spending a night in this very sleepy provincial town. I was amazed & saddened to learn about the carpet bombing that was undertaken by the US forces during the Vietnam War! With little resources, they...More

1  Thank OrganicTed
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The Quality of Life Association is next to the MAG Centre. QAL provides support to vulnerable groups especially victims of unexploded ordinance (UXO) and people with disabilities. There was an interesting range of goods for sale such as scarves, bags , etc. Prices were reasonable...More

1  Thank Thelma K
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

From the MAG centre next door i popped in here. Its not large shop but it has interesting data on the effects of the vast bombing and the effect on the people. The fact that nearly 90% of the sale proceeds go to the survivors...More

1  Thank 2012sunilmumbai
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Walked in here and was not sure because it looked like a very overpriced shop selling bags and things. But after watching the free video and reading the signs it is a fund distributor for people who have suffered uxo injuries and need assistance. The...More

1  Thank erik_trick_12
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Out of the awfulness of the war good people are working hard to improve the lot of those less fortunate than themselves. It gladdens the heart and gives hope for humanity. The local goods are good quality and benefit the local communities.

1  Thank ShotleyGate
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

A very striking showing of results of an incredible number of unexploded ordinances remaining in Laos from a 9-year period of US bombing from 1964 to 1973. A tremendous number of UXOs are still in the ground and are a danger especially to farmers and...More

1  Thank Janet G
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is a small shop that sells local goods to help support work to improve the quality of life and care available to those injured by UXO ( unexploded ordinances). Reading room and educational movie in addition to the ship. Very helpful staff.

1  Thank coolnMN
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

On the second floor there is a comfy area to watch a 28 minute video - it gives an excellent overview of the work the centre does. It is worth spending 30 mins of your evening before heading to one of the local eateries further...More

1  Thank johnni147
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