Lao CSO Platform


Learning for Development Association

2nd Floor, Unit 39, Ban Phonphanao. Saysetha District, Vientiane Capital, Laos


Learning for Development Association (LDA) was part of former of Learning House for Development (LHD) or Lao NPA Network, operating and implementing activities since September 2010.

LDA focuses efforts on capability development for CSO’s staff and partnerships with NPAs, so as to strengthen their ability to form implement their own plans more effectively, and through this contribute to positive changes in beneficiaries living conditions in partner communities.

LDA is a non-political, non-profit and non-religious organization. Our activities are open to all Lao Civil Society Organisations work in all development sectors, whether registered or unregistered. We are providing a friendly and supportive environment for Lao Civil Society Organisations to develop their capabilities, and share experiences and learning information. With extended experience in working with Lao Civil Society Organizations, LDA has a sound understanding of capacity development needs and can provide quality services to both organisations and staff working on development issues.

A strong and capable Civil Society that effectively contributes to the inclusive and sustainable Lao social-economic development

Enhance the capability of the civil society groups by providing capacity building in management so that they can mobilize funds from various sources and effectively and efficiently implement in their project activities.

  • Education & Sports
  • General
  • Labour, Disability & Social Protection
  • Public Health
Priority Areas: 
  • Attapeu
  • Bokeo
  • Bolikhamxay
  • Champassak
  • Houaphanh
  • Khammouane
  • Luang Namtha
  • Luang Prabang
  • Oudomxay
  • Phongsaly
  • Salavan
  • Savannakhet
  • Sekong
  • Vientiane Capital
  • Vientiane Province
  • Xaisomboun
  • Xayaboury
  • Xiengkhouang