• Laos

Program Details

Year Round
Small Group (1-15) Medium Group (16-30)


Starting Price
Price Details
These are costs which you pay on site, related to your stay in Laos such as your accommodation and meals. By paying locally, you are also sure that your contribution will end in Laos and will not stay behind at various “middlemen”. Sometimes we are asked why you have to pay for voluntary work. It's not for the work you pay, but for the expenses related to your housing. Do not underestimate the costs of hosting someone who does not know local culture and daily customs. Should there be enough budgets to bear these costs, we would spend this on a local employee(s). We are very proud on our transparent system.
What's Included
Accommodation Some Meals Wifi
Mar 05, 2018
Mar 25, 2019
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About Program

Join our team and volunteer abroad in Laos at a genuine non-profit! Volunteering is safe with LLL because we are approved by the Lao government as INGO.
Volunteer from 1 week to.… in stunning Vang Vieng. With LLL we focus on education and volunteers are welcomed to assist on a range of different education projects.
We are proud that we already provided new schools to over 1200 children by actively fundraising.

LLL Volunteer Projects Available in Laos:
• Teaching English
• School Construction and Renovation
• Youth movement (new in 06/2018)

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Program Highlights

  • Projects available year-round, starting every Monday
  • Only $115 / 1 week including, orientation, accommodation, meals (mo-fr), washing machine, bicycle, and 24/7 in-country support
  • Not a regular volunteer organization but a genuine non-profit actively fundraising.
  • Support services both pre-departure and while volunteering
  • Free online volunteer training for all LLL volunteers

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  • Fun 5
  • Value 5
  • Safety 4.9
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Yes, I recommend this program

The most Beautiful Experience

I was lucky enough to come across LLL while I was travelling in Laos.

I was only there for a shorter period of time but it was the best travelling experience I've ever had. I since then changed my perspective about what travelling is about.

How I started:
As I mentioned previously, I was travelling around Laos and really like Lao people. However, I find it hard to get to know more about their culture because there is some language barrier. Afterall Laos is still not so touristic like Thailand yet. I find even finding local food is hard. I could only order food from the English menu which consisted mainly of Thai and Vietnamese food.

What I learned:
It all changed dramatically once I started volunteering with them. We have a lovely Lao couple Boun and Sai. Sai has been working for LLL for years and speaks great English. Boun cooks amazing local meals where she gets fresh ingredients from the local markets every day. Alongside with another lovely couple Karolien and Tibo from Belgium who dedicated themselves for Lao community. They gave me perspective about Lao people, culture and food. It was short but I immediately felt closer to Laos because of how friendly and welcoming everyone was.

What I did:
LLL had fundraised some money and I was lucky enough to be part of the construction of some toilets for a local elementary school from the beginning. It was not easy for those who just want to come and have fun. It's very hot and hard work. But we only needed to do half a day. And we all take turns to basically make sure it's not too much for the volunteers. We eventually developed an amazing relationship with the construction workers by trying to communicate with one another. It ended up like a true language exchange. We share food, jokes and laughter.

Compare to any volunteering jobs which I could find online. LLL is incredibly cheap, to be honest. It's only US115 per week including bedroom and meals.
You have a lot of free time to explore nature. Blue lagoons, waterfalls, hikes, river floating, motorbike trips, rock climbing, hot air balloon (cheapest in the world), and parties too.

I have a great time there because of the loveliest people in Laos. They are sweet, cute and kind. Highly recommend LLL!

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
Be humble. Hopefully you will learn a lot as I did from Lao people.
43 people found this review helpful.
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Amazing Experience

I would like to thanks all volunteer from Fruit Friend and Let Laos Lern because it was one of the best experience of my life.
All project like school building and teaching were very interesting and rewarding.
I worked as a volunteer to renovate a center to help children to learn english.
I was at Vang Vieng which is a very beautiful city with amazing scenery.
I recommand everyone who wants to contribute to have a better world to come at Fruit Friend.

41 people found this review helpful.
Yes, I recommend this program

Unforgettable experience

I've been volunteering here now for 4 months and what an amazing experience it has been so far. We live in a nice and comfortable international volunteer house where we are supported by a local team. The house is situated in a town next to Vang Vieng so during the weekend we can explore the stunning environment.

The organisation builds schools in remote areas and teaches English in schools near Vang Vieng. As a teacher you notice an immediate impact on the kids or the teenagers. The students are grateful and happy that you are helping them out. It think this programme offers great value as education provide the necessary tools to fight poverty.

In short I would say: immediate impact, transparent, supported by local people and a good guidance and coaching.

What would you improve about this program?
This organisation depends highly on volunteers. No volunteers means no teaching, so the only improvement I can think of is that they need more volunteers to keep up the good work.
39 people found this review helpful.
Yes, I recommend this program

Amazing Laos

Amazing organization where you’ll have an amazing experience.
To work and live with the locals, to be involved with the local community, to teach English to the children.. it’s something special.
It’s not only what you give to them, but also what they give to you. They teach you as much as you teach them.
Thanks to LLL for the great care and being the best host. The house was amazing, the food was amazing. Nothing but positive words I have for this experience of 5 weeks, which will last forever!

38 people found this review helpful.
Yes, I recommend this program

Amazing experience, totally recommended

I really liked volunteering here (4 weeks), it was an amazing experience. I was in the marketing and social media team, trying to improve the website and the presence of LLL on social media. People are so friendly, the home stay is really nice, the food tastes good! You can meet people for all over the world and Laos is a really interesting country, adventurous and relaxed at the same time, difficult to explain. Let Laos Learn has a great impact on the field, I'm proud to be part of it.

43 people found this review helpful.
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Amazing experience in Laos!

"When you give yourself, you receive more than you give". Volunteering with Let Laos Learn has been a short but incredible experience, teaching English to motivated teenagers and playing with kids teaching you what really happiness is. I went to volunteer, but I came back with many learnings from Lao's people. Volunteering in Laos while living a real Lao life is something I will never forget. Thank you Let Laos Learn!!!

40 people found this review helpful.
Yes, I recommend this program

excellent experience

Volunteering with Let Laos Learn is an unforgettable experience. With their project, I helped the children to learn English and directly affected the local society. At the same time, i had free time to explore the fresh green countryside and chilled out in the blue lagoon. Vang Vieng is no doubt a beautiful town with picturesque paddy fields and fantastic caves. After all, staying with Let Laos Learn is the highlight of my trip. seeing the smiles from children is always the best return and helped me to reflect on cherishing what i have.

46 people found this review helpful.
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Yes, I recommend this program

Great experience!

My boyfriend and myself joined Let Laos Learn for a period of 6 months. We had a great time and would recommend it to everyone. This kind of volunteering had it all. Beautiful location, amazing country, loving Lao family, meeting new people, a great house and many opportunities to get to know the Lao culture and the people. The teaching the kids and working as a coordinator were great. We gave a little time and got so much in return.

43 people found this review helpful.

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