Team Changes 2016

In 2016, numerous staff changes lent ProCEEd new faces. Thipphaphone Channavong (Ting) joined the ProCEED team as a junior translator from May until August 2016. Shereplaced Chanthala Koukeomanivong who was on maternal leave then and left the project for good in September. As Ting left Laos for studies in Europe, Xengxiong Nhialong (Cheng), started working  for ProCEEd as a junior translator and website assistant in October 2016. Originally, Cheng comes from the Xiengphouang Province.

 

Two months earlier, German young professional Franziska Mueller had joined the project team as part of the German government’s Development Cooperation Trainee Programme. She will work with ProCEEd until March 2017.
Before, Franziska worked for GIZ as an intern within GIZ’s Climate Policy Support Project in Eschborn, Germany. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster and a Master of Science in Environmental Geography and Management from Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet in Kiel. 

 

Gesche Wilhelmi joined the project team for a five-month internship that ended in October 2016. She studied multimedia production at Kiel University of Applied Sciences and is currently completing her MA in media and Education at Freiburg University of Education. As a media producer, Gesche Wilhelmi combined creative work with social aspects and helped the project with video and photo work.

  

As the field assistant in the Khammouane Province, Phonevisay Silivong, left the project in summer 2016, ProCEEd recruited Anoulack Sinouvong to support the development advisor in his work with PONRE. She graduated from Savannakhet Teacher Training College as an English teacher. Anoulack Sinouvong has four years of experience in eco-tourism with the Provincial Tourism Department of Savannakhet Province and has worked as a financial officer with the World Bank,  a position linked to community development.As the field assistant in the Khammouane Province, Phonevisay Silivong, left the project in summer 2016, ProCEEd recruited Anoulack Sinouvong to support the development advisor in his work with PONRE. She graduated from Savannakhet Teacher Training College as an English teacher. Anoulack Sinouvong has four years of experience in eco-tourism with the Provincial Tourism Department of Savannakhet Province and has worked as a financial officer with the World Bank,  a position linked to community development. 

 

Unfortunately, project driver Chanphet Phasihapanya passed away in June 2016 after he had replaced  Viengsavanh Vongsay who died in November 2015. Anoulack Chanthavisay has been working in this position since September 2016.

 

 

 

 


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