A Hopeful Encounter, Inc.

Unite South East Asian Youths to be leaders of hope, inspiration, and innovation


Partnering with our communities to galvanize and develop confident and thriving Southeast Asian youths to become global change agents through Health, Education, Agriculture, Recreation and Technology.


Student of Hope Box (Laos)

Every year we choose students in Laos to receive our Student of Hope Box. These boxes, filled with school supplies, uniforms, shoes, and warm blankets, were more than gifts; they symbolized hope and opportunity. Selected for their kindness and community spirit, not just academic achievements.


Ban Phawai School

Our first school in Laos was built in 2014, Ban Phawai, Laos. We visit on site annually with our AHE Team to host workshops and donate school supplies to the students.

Showdown for Hope

Showdown for Hope is our annual sports tournaments started in 2015 to showcase our community's recreational sports athletes. The sports we spotlight are volleyball, flag football, and traditional Hmong Dance competitions.

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