Lao People's Democratic Republic
Simon Vaslet is a French swimming and PE teacher. Before arriving in Laos, he worked as a lifeguard on the Atlantic coast for 6 years, and as a swimming instructor at a local club.
He arrived in Laos in September 2011 to work at the French School, and on the side opened the first swimming program in Laos which teaches the basic swimming skills to Laos children for free – 500 children so far!
His presentation tells the story of that SwimmingLaos programme.
BY SIMON VASLET
@ VOL 5
ON MAR 02, 2017
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.