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Kids in Laos

Literacy in Laos is estimated at around 50 per cent, and only 71 per cent of primary school aged children are in school.

For a lot of kids in rural Laos, the wat (temple) schools provide the only opportunity for schooling.

After a slingshot training session in Muang Sing, Laos.

A kid is proud of his catch in Muang Ngoi Neua, Laos.

Kids posing “Asian style” in Muang Ngoi Neua, Laos.

A girl carrying her brother in an Akha village, Muang Sing, Laos.

A curious kid by the road in Phonsavan, Laos.

Kids give food to a novice monk in Luang Prabang, Laos.

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