The EEFA Leadership Program

At the intersection of the EEFA activity domains Education and Employment, the EEFA Leadership Program aims at building new professional and personal competences for young Lao nationals who wish to actively contribute to the sustainable development of their country.

The program includes:

an intensive 2-month training to prepare the trainee to the functions and responsibilities of a member of the EEFA Coordination Team,

a 10-month practical experience as an EEFA Coordinator. During this period, they acquire intensive and challenging professional experience in management and continue, at the same time, their theoretical formation with following topics: Project & Business Management, Computer, Health, Earth Science & Sustainability, Social Competence and Advanced Technical & Business English.

assistance in accessing the next step of their professional development within or outside EEFA (training for applications and job interviews, request for scholarships or grants, selection of and contact with foreign academic institutions,…). The EEFA Leadership Program requires that the next step prepare to or be an educational or professional activity contributing to the sustainable development of Lao P.D.R.,

a compensation for their work as an EEFA Coordinator: during the training year, the trainees are EEFA Employees. They receive a wage in cash and various social benefits (in particular, free food & accommodation, and coverage of their medical costs).

Here are the participants of the Program 2019/2020

Mr. Phetnakhon KHANNASA

born on 06.05.1987 in Champasak, Lao P.D.R.

2014: Bachelor in English in Thailand from the Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University.

Mr. Chinouh XIONG

born on 04.04.1997 in Xaysomboun, Lao P.D.R.

2019: Bachelor in Commerce from the National University of Laos.
2019: High Diploma of English from the Phameuang College.

Mr. Cheemengkongvang YALUE

born on 07.06.1994 in Phonhong, Lao P.D.R.

2019: Pedagogy of English Teaching from the National University of Laos.

The EEFA Leadership Program is supported financially by the Learning for Development Association:

to Employment at EEFA

to employment

to the Soap Project