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Stichting UPLAO Foundation 

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Providing local support with an international foundation

Stichting UPLAO Foundation, founded in 2018 in the Netherlands,  provides a platform for those with resources to help provide a sustainable future to those in the upland communities of Laos. Connecting the resources of Europe with the Uplao communities, providing funding for projects in agriculture, ecotourism and glocalization.  

“Our society has an obligation to invest now to improve the lives of all those coming into this world, not just those already here.”

Providing a Sustainable Future to Northern Laos

"We cannot accomplish all that we need to do without working together. "

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Providing the tools to a sustainable future

UPLAO Foundation was founded with the purpose to provide local communities in Uplands of Northern Laos, a sustainable path in Agriculture, Ecotourism and Glocalization. To provide sustainable alternatives that provide a diverse and stable economic foundation for years to come. Helping equip and teach local farmers, leaders and communities in new methods, ideas and markets in a globalized world.

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Foundation's Goals

Agriculture Laos


Better use of land and resources

We help promote sustainable farming menthods and management technqieue while introducing new divese crops. These include coffee, banana, persimmon, avocado, macadamia and cardamom - each offering a new source of income and stability for years to come.



Protecting Nature while visiting

We look to provide ecotourism options across all of our projects sites and communities. This allows for a sustainable and educational visit for international visitors, educators and supporters. Helping local communities share their culture and nature while protecting it.



Bring diverse products to a global audience

We want to help promote local opportunities fitted for an international market. Project include handicrafts, honey and other local products that can be marketed towards an international audience, allowing locals to take ownership and pride of their craft.

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