On Wednesday, 29 August 2018 the District Non-Formal Education Center (DNFEC) was handed oer to the Government. The ceremony was attended by Ms Philany Phisamay the Deputy Director of Department of Non-Formal Education at the Ministry for Education and Sport, Mr khounkham Rasphone the Deputy Director of Savannakhet Provincial Education and Sports Service, Mr Khamla Phommixay the Deputy Governor of Xepone and Nong District and Mr Uwe Gartenschlaeger, Regional Director of DVV International.
During the ceremony, Ms Phisamy encouraged DESB and the new leadership of the center to make good use of it, providing equivalency courses and skills trainings for all. Mr Khamla Phommixay , Deputy Governor of Xepon district, mentioned that the center should be open to all partners, including government agencies, mass organizations and even private business. Mr Gartenschlaeger stressed as well the importance for the DNFEC to support the seven existing Community Learning Centers in Xepon District to find good trainers, learning materials and partners. He ensured DVV International’s further support to develop the Center as a model DNFEC in District level for Savannaketh province.