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SWEP Project Quarterly Planning Meeting in Sangthong District

On Friday May 23rd GDA representatives Boutsady Khounnouvong and  Thatsany Nasankham were accompanied by  Somsouk  and Australian Business Volunteer Dan Garlick to Santhong District Administrative Headquarters to meet Deputy District Governor Khammoun Tiengthalat, staff  and the representatives of the Sustainable Womens Empowerment Project.

SWEP meeting

Quarterly SWEP planning meeting

Issues were discussed including:

1. Roles and responsibilities of the District representatives regarding budget and reporting.

2. Policies relating to travel and accommodation of the project participants

3.  Possible funding model presented by Dan

4. Creation of a budgetary and structural plan  for implementation by local  stakeholders to be approved in three months

5.  Activity planning for future budget requirements.

Following the day activities all participants stated their understanding and agreement with the principles outlined.

Boutsady Khounnouvong demonstrating SWEP structure

Boutsady Khounnouvong demonstrating SWEP structure

Thatsany and Boutsady discussing meeting procedure

Thatsany and Boutsady discussing meeting procedure

All participants enjoyed a healthy lunch

All participants enjoyed a healthy lunch

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