P.O. Box 6652
Bounlanh Phayboun, Director
P.O. Box 6652
Type of Organization
Countries: Laos PDR
Specific cities, regions, or groups of people: All patients with physical disabilities in Lao PDR.
Age Group: Adults, Children
Fees Charged: Sometimes
Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training
There is a facility/physical building for patient care at the specified location.
Volunteers: Prosthetists, Orthotists, Physicians, Therapists
Materials, Components, and Equipment: New, Equipment
General Background Information
Founded in 1997 by POWER International
Total volunteers to date: 50+
Annual average volunteer participation: 5-10
Total recipients of care to date: 25000
Annual average recipients of care: 2000
Organization does NOT provide funding for volunteers.
Volunteer needs to raise individual funds for all expenses.
Currently and Historically, the organization's funding and contributions have come from:
COPE provides prostheses and mobility devices for people who require them, free of charge if they cannot afford to pay for them.
COPE supplies information to people about the types of services available.
COPE supports the development of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program that includes physiotherapy and occupational therapy.
COPE works to develop strategies to ensure that services are sustainable in the long term and always available.
Additional Information & Comments
We currently have a need for volunteers with skills in the following areas:
Surgery (Club Foot)
Prosthetic & Orthotic
Administration and Finance