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The Committee

The committee is composed of persons serving as volunteers, most of them having special ties with Laos. — Détails

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Our team in Laos

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About 15 expatriates and 60 Lao staff — Détails

Team in Europe

Committee

  • Philippe Klopfenstein
    (Chairman)
  • Nathalie Poschung
    (Vice-chairman – relationship with donors.)
  • Michel Berger
    (Secretary)
  • Luc-André Coulet
    (Delegate of SME, Switzerland)
  • Silvain Dupertuis
    (webmaster – communication)
  • Sandrine Furter
    (Delegate of CMMF, France – Fundraising)
  • Marc (Vanh) Kheuanesombath
    (Relationship with local associations in Laos)
  • Pascal Maigret
    (Treasurer)
  • Étienne Moret
    (Following-up finances of projects)
  • Laure-Lise Moret
    (Following-up the expatriates workers)

Associated members

  • Évelyne Peterschmitt (administrative secretariat)

Ph. Klopfenstein

Nathalie Poschung

Nathalie Poschung

Michel Berger

Michel Berger

Luc-André Coulet

Luc-André Coulet

Silvain Dupertuis

Silvain Dupertuis

Sandrine Furter

Sandrine Furter

Vanh Kheuanesombath

Vanh Kh.

Pascal Maigret

Pascal Maigret

Étienne Moret

Étienne Moret

Laure-Lise Moret

Laure-Lise Moret

Évelyne Peterschmitt

Év. Peterschmitt

Voluntary workers with SFE in Laos

Vientiane – administrative office

The team in Vientiane
Thomas and Lydia Nussbaumer
Joakim, Axel, Zoé, Lucy
The family Nussbaumer (French) arrived in Laos in February 2014. Thomas and Lydia have worked for the Community Agriculture and Development Project. Thomas is a water and environment engineer. He has setup the activities related to water and irrigation, and managed the project as of May 2015. Lydia is a teacher. She has been working at the planning and implementation of the education sector in the project. They have now been based in Vientiane since April 2018. Thomas is the SFE Country Representative in Laos since June 2017. Lydia is involved with a group providing vocational training for deaf people in collaboration with JOMA.
Thomas and Florence Steffen
Thomas and Florence Steffen
Thomas (German) and Florence (French) arrived in Vientiane on September 15, 2019. Thomas is in charge of administration at office management in Vientiane. Florence performs some tasks related to the needs of the office, especially linked to hospitality and communication. She also serves in the prison ministry in Vientiane.
The team in Attapeu
David et Mallow et Ruth Marcasi
David is aGerman engineer, and has worked in Attapeu since January 2014. He brought a technical support to the Community Health Development project manager. He was in particular in charge of the development of latrines and water system in the villages. He is now involved in a project to support people with disabilitities in Attapeu Province.Ruth is a nurse from the Philippines. She is now helping in the preparation of the future projects in Attapeu. She arrived in Laos in 2010, where she worked in the nursing training programme at Attapeu hospital and in the hospital project in Sekong. Ruth and David married in 2018. She is currently involved in a project to train hospitals about Covid-19.
Yannick et Célie Wagner
Léana, Mila
Yannick and Célie (both French) arrived in Laos in February 2020. Yannick has a background in agriculture and Célie is a nurse. They both have a degree in intercultural studies and are involved in the implementation of new projects at Attapeu: the project for the inclusion of people with disabilities and the project to support the nursing school.
Leah Doty

Leah Doty arrived in Laos to work with SFE in early 2020. She will support the project for people with disabilities through administration and facilitating communication between local people and foreigners. She has an Bachelor degree in intercultural studies.

Sekong – Hospital project

Our team in Sekong
Famille Probst
Arnold et Monika Probst
Anais, Simeon, Matthieu
Arnold and Monika, a Swiss doctor and nurse/midwife, arrived in Laos in 2016. They both share responsibility for the hospital project in Sekong. Their areas of expertise are the improvement of the quality of care in the mother-child sector as well as the adequacy of diagnosis and treatment of patients in hospitals. Arnold is also the field representative of the SFE. They work in the Sekong hospital project, of which Arnold is the responsible expatriate.

Pakse – TerraCare project

The team of TerraCare
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Dawn Lewis
Dawn Lewis, from the United States, has already worked in Laos some 10 years ago. She arrived in June 2018 to take the responsibility of the community development project in Thatèng. She is now working in the TerraCare project (in cooperation with TerraClear) to provide clean water to the poorest people in the south of Laos.

Salavan – Health Education and Development Project

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Colin and Alison Dudgeon
Colin and Alison Dudgeon (UK), administrator and nurse/midwife, arrived in Laos in May 2017. They both work in the new project in Salavan. Colin supports the Lao project manager in the administration of the project, of which he is the responsible expatriate. Alison trains the medical staff at the hospital.
Aude and Vanh Keovongkhot-Grosrenaud
Lucy, Léon
Vanh (Lao) provides technical support to the project in the area of agriculture and in water and sanitation for the project in Saravan. As he is Lao, his perfect knowledge of the local culture is a real asset for SFE.
Aude (French) is a nurse. She takes care of the training of medical staff and health voluntary workers in health centers and villages. She has 6 years of experience in medical work in the context of underpriviledged area of Laos.
Kareen Chantreux
Kareen (New Caledonia) arrived in Laos in November 2019. She followed the work of the logistician in the Vientiane office until June 2020. After that, she continued her experience in Laos by joining the new community project of Saravane. Kareen will provide support in the villages in the areas of water-sanitation and education.

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