Coronavirus: WFP take-home packs are a lifeline for schoolchildren in Laos

World Food Programme nutrition is eliciting smiles

Members of the Akha community at a WFP food distribution site Luang Namtha region, Laos. Photo: WFP/Vilakhone Sipaseuth
Left: Thongvan Sanyase. Right: Checking a parent’s temperature before the distribution. Photo: WFP/Vilakhone Sipaseuth
Akha families are unable to sell their farming produce at present. Photo: WFP/Vilakhone Sipaseuth

Thone

‘We are in real trouble,’ says day labourer Thone. Photo: WFP/Vilakhone Sipaseuth
Cans of mackerel are among Thone’s rations. Photo: WFP/Vilakhone Sipaseuth

Boungpheng

Boungpheng Jinya is a sugarcane farmer from Lang Pha village. Photo: WFP/Vilakhone Sipaseuth

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