Community Development and Environment Association (CDEA)

Overview

Community Development and Environment Association (CDEA) is an important partner in introducing and implementing the water filters in Lao villages. CDEA has a long experience working with development programs in remote Lao villages and bring this cultural and anthropological focus to the project. CDEA also specialize in revolving funding programs (micro-financing) in these villages and are responsible for the enterprise and micro-finance training in the Abundant Water program.

Community Development and Environment Association (CDEA), is a non-profit organisation. Founded by Khampha Keomanichanh, the CDEA was established to assist underprivileged communities in Lao PDR by working directly with people at the grassroots level to effectively utilize the environmental resources, to improve living standards and increase income generation.