Meet the staff at New Life House. They are passionate about rewriting the legacy of their nation, one family at a time. 
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A committed couple directing the work and providing therapy for the residents. Their commitment and love reaches the hearts of the residents; their lives model the transformation they teach. 

LANG & SOMDAO

Executive Managers

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Anou and Simone are in 'on-the-job-training.' They are working with residents and learning to lead and care for both staff and clients.  

ANOU and SIMONE

Rehab Management Team

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Using his agricultural skills and expertise in fish farming to bless the residents with vocational training. He offers care and friendship to the residents as they live and work together each day. 

VONG

Rehab Management Team Vocational Trainer

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Leng is gifted in sports activities and oversees our sport programs, many of which reach out to the youth in the surrounding community, promoting drug prevention. Khai oversees programs for women. 

LENG & KHAI

Rehab Management Team Vocational Trainers

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Jia Po graduated from the New Life House Program and now serves as our volunteer staff. He and his wife are learning to care for the facilities and also encourage the men in the program and their wives.

JIA PO and CHANSI

Volunteer staff in Training

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Polo is  a graduate of our program and is in leadership training. He is skilled in woodcrafting so teaches in our vocational training program. Kham is the bookkeeper for all fish and farming activities.

POLO and KHAM

Vocational Trainer and Bookkeeper

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Khamla is in training to become the general manager of New Life Garden. She will be in charge of planning, marketing, liasoning with the government, public relations and all aspects of the organic farm and restaurant.  We are currently raising funds for her salary. 

KHAMLA

New Life Garden Management Team

Keo oversees the housekeeping duties of the restaurant, cafe and kitchen.

KEO

New Life Garden staff

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Chai oversees the sale of fruit and vegetables at New Life Garden and does all the bookkeeping. 

CHAI

New Life Garden staff

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La is part of the team that plans what to grow and also takes care of the crops at New Life Garden

LA

New Life Garden Management Team

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Kai maintains the property and garden at New Life Garden. He overseas the high quality and good condition of our crops and works alongside Somdao to maintain our tools. 

Lai Jia looks after their three children and assists with NLG tasks as needed.

KAI and LAI JIA

New Life Garden Management Team

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La is a trained accountant and oversees all the financials and reporting for New Life House and New Life Garden. She reports to Francois, the Treasurer of the New Life House Board

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New Life House Accountant

Board of Directors

In addition to an outstanding staff, New Life House executive team includes a qualified Board of Directors. The Bylaws have positioned the the board to advise the Executive Managers.

Corinne Babcock

Chairman

Corinne and her husband worked and raised their family in Laos from 1998 until 2013. Now working as a pastoral counselor, she continues to travel to Laos twice a year to offer support, training and encouragement to the staff at NLH. Corinne co-founded NLH with Lang and Somdao and has worked with them to develop the counseling program and also to raise funds. She also serves as Secretary for the New Life House Board.