Enfants du Mekong (EDM) is a French Non-governmental Organization who helps the children and the teenagers,
who come from poor families, to study in order to have a better life, to get a stable job, to help their family.
This scholarship was established in 1958 and started in the countries where the Mekong River is flowing. Today,
Enfants du Mekong helps more then 60,000 children in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Burma, China and the Philippines.
EDM is already 16 years in Philippines from Luzon to Mindanao provinces and cities.
Enfants du Mekong closely co-operates with local people already bringing assistance to underprivieged children.
Through this purpose, EDM gives monetary support and entrust a filipino Project Leader with the follow-up of
French coordinator to set up a program in areas that can help underprivileged children.
Aside from the sponsorship, EDM also caters projects which can help the education and the life of the scholars
like the renovation of a school, the building of a classroom or a library, the handling of a center for students...
Enfants du Mekong brings assistance to chilren belonging to the poorest families. The purpoes is to assist the most
vulnerable living in the city, the provinces or the islnds, through education, personal and social development.
To be able to send underprivileged children to school (elementary to college).
To be able to help the youths, uplift their standard of living by facilitating the development of the personal,
interpersonal, spiritual and social aspect of their life.
To work in partnership with the parents in supporting their children's studies.