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Big Brother Mouse, Vientiane
(4.9/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Talk to local children at Big Brother Mouse, a chance to offer advice, teach, or simply listen to the young kids who gather here to learn to read. Made in Laos for the Laos people, the company publishes fun childrens books to engage more young Laos people in reading, as well as running workshops to improve literacy related skills like translation, editing, and writing. Notice the diverse types of illustrations on each of the books, and expect to feel touched by the passion of the locals. Plan to visit Big Brother Mouse and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Vientiane attractions using our Vientiane trip generator.
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  • What an unbelievable opportunity to give back to the youth of Luang Prabang. We went to the 5pm English class and it was packed with kids and travellers wishing to give back to Laos. Bringing my camer...  more »
  • First, please could this attraction be classified correctly and not under shopping! This is a fantastic free experience where you go and chat to local students hoping to improve their English. If you ...  more »
  • This was high on our list as we had read about it prior to our trip and really wanted to get there and read English to the local children - and support this charity that promotes reading in Laos.....u...  more »
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  • We read to some kids, and then had a discussion with university students speaking English - a rewarding and painless couple of hours.
  • A foundation dedicated to helping students from poor backgrounds learn to read.