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Rotary Man Leads Water Supply Work

Here is a story about the Rotary Water Task at Ban Xai which was led by Hugh Hamlyn-Harris when he was the Site Supervisor. The story was printed in the North Shore times which you can read here. The featured photo (click on it) is the MiVAC sign which now

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Ban Xai Holiday News March 18th.

Ban Xai Holiday News March 18th. A WEEKEND IN PHONSOVAN After a fortnight at Ban Xai we headed into Phonsovan for some supplies and a look around. Phonsovan is the regional  centre , and it is a busy bustling town nestled in a valley. It was pretty much destroyed during

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Report on Visit to Ban Na Kah

As a result of a request from the Dept Health Poukood we went to visit the village of Na Kah. This village is desperately in need of a good and safe water supply. Nah Kah is 41 km and 2 hours drive NNE from Poukood. The road is very rough

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Rotary Water Project West Ban Xai

Rotary Water Project West Ban Xai Sandy MacGregor liaised with Mosman Rotary for two years hoping to get assistance for MiVAC’s Project in Ban Xai and then Past President Charlie Barnett with the support of others in the club established a RAWCS – Rotary Australia World Community Service for a

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MiVAC House in Phonsavan

John Salter is now MiVAC’s volunteer Operations Manager – he has recently taken up residence in Phonsavan – here is an email from John. Hi All , Finally settled into our home in lovely downtown Phonsavan , and am sending a few pics of MiVAC House. and Nui’s garden. Please note the

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The Clifton Ban Xai Holiday News Report.

The Clifton Bans Xai Holiday News   4 -10th March We have been here at Bans Xai a week now and feel really settled  thanks to the informative hand over from Bill and Corale. They introduced us to the Mivac workings as well as the school at HP which is

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The Biodigester and it’s Challenges.

The digester is delivering water to the overflow reservoir and this afternoon ran from the overflow pipe we will continue to add product and there is no apparent gas emanating from it – yet. We are rethinking the amount and there is about the same volume out as there is in.

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More Extracts from Hugh’s Report- Ban Xai

Yang and I took Noe (our new builder) and pig “expert” , Vieng Xay Lee, from the German School to look at a pig farm about an hour’s drive east of Phonsavan.  The farm is run by Lao military and it has many of the facilities that are being planned

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