One Voice for LaosOne Voice for Laos
Deak Kum Pa Orphanage
December 29, 2013
Who We Are, and What We're Doing



In the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York lies a small town known as Woodstock. Woodstock is special because it is known for it's sense of community and desire for peace. This town is where the volunteer organization 'One Voice For Laos' was born. One Voice For Laos is an organization that is run by Evelyne Pouget, few adults, and many local teenagers. We work to raise money for Orphans in Laos, specifically at the Deak Kum Pa Orphanage. Over the past three years, we have raised over 30,000 dollars and have taken a trip to the orphanage we provide for. We are planning to make another trip to Laos this coming summer.

Recently, we have expanded to 'One Voice Global.' This past month, Evelyne Pouget, Mimi Ditkoff, and Grace Miller took a trip to Mexico. While they were there, they spent time at Casa de Los Angeles in San Miguel de Allende. Casa de Los Angeles is a nursery that cares for children, and helps the less fortunate. Additionally, Evelyne found out more about an orphanage that we are going to support, Casa Hogar. We now support these two places in Mexico and a few orphanages in Laos. In the future, we hope to be involved in many more countries.

One of our goals is to raise money in a fun and positive way. We often hold dances for teenagers, and have an annual cabaret where local musicians come and perform. This organization is so unique because it not only improves the lives of less fortunate children, but it unites the teenager community of the Hudson Valley, where Woodstock is located. We are proud to say that we have helped get the Orphans a water filtration system, scholarships for college, money for meat, new school resources, and many more wonderful things.

One Voice Global puts a lot of emphasis on creating young humanitarians and global citizens. Through team-building activities, cultural exchange, and onsite visits to orphanages we support, we help teens to blossom into service-minded adults.

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One Voice Global is a humanitarian aide organization, based in Woodstock. Our mission is to help Hudson Valley teenagers develop the kind of mindset, skills, and abilities they need to become compassionate humanitarians, social activists and global citizens. We accomplish our goal by improving the lives of orphans and other children in need through fundraising projects, cultural exchange, and onsite service visits to the organizations we serve.

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