Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women


Lane 19, Houey Hong Village
Chanthabury District
Vientiane Capital
PO Box 1034
Vientiane, Lao PDR
Tel: +856-21560006

The Houey Hong Vocational Training Centre for Women provides training and employment for Lao women from disadvantaged backgrounds in the areas of natural dyeing, traditional Lao weaving, tailoring and small business administration.

The objectives of the Centre are:

  1. To provide training for various skill levels, in weaving, dyeing and tailoring for women from rural areas who are disadvantaged, poor and/or who have a disability

  2. To revive and support Lao's traditional crafts, such as natural dyeing and traditional weaving

  3. To introduce other suitable skills, such as tailoring, to women who have little education

The Centre also produces a range of handmade, natural silk and cotton textiles and provides visitors with an opportunity to try traditional Lao weaving or dyeing.

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