Simon Vaslet’s touching presentation tells the story of a swimming program in Laos. He shares chocking numbers about drowning rate in the country and present the results of a very down to earth and efficient project where more than 500 children, in areas where it matters the most, learned to swim. And to keep us even more captivated, he managed to share beautiful pictures that transpire children’s pride as well as the essence and success of this swimming program.
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"Presentation of the Day" on August 17, 2013.
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@ VOL 19
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"Presentation of the Day" on February 8, 2014.
It Started With a Single...Post-It
BY MICHELLE MACY
@ VOL 20
ON AUG 02, 2016
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Keep Swimming Moseley Road Baths
BY KAT PEARSON
@ VOL 17
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BY TANYA SHADRICK
@ VOL 31
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