Community development Association (CoDA) association was known as LADCA (Lao Development and Cooperation Association) and was founded in 2005 under the license granted by LUSEA (Lao Union of Science and Engineering Association) and the members are composed of the former of Lao Staffs from HIF (French International Handicap). Vision: Vulnerable communities in Laos are empowered for attaining prosperous and happy life through sustainable and gender participatory development. Main goals: • People have sufficient nutritious food, stable income, and rich natural resources. • Women are empowered, recognized and given equal rights to fully participate in decision making processes for community development • Target communities’ access to basic education, health information, clean water, and healthy consumption • The association is strong, stable, and well recognized in society (Laos and internationally)