About Us

Our Mission

“We seek to mobilise resources to provide high quality affordable training for Lao people, to further their individual and national development”

ARDA stands for Anglican Relief and Development Agency

ARDA is a wholly foreign owned private company in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). The single shareholder of the company is the Anglican Diocese of Singapore. Expatriates working for ARDA are working for a private business and carry business visas.

ARDA is primarily an educational service provider. ARDA is licensed with all appropriate governmental bodies in the Lao PDR including ministry of Education as a private educational institution.


Our Team

The team at each Centre is made up of people with a broad range of experience, cultural and national backgrounds. Our English teachers are self-supported international volunteers and are native English speakers