is a volunteer project assistant for Reading Elephant Laos. He comes from the village of Nontae in the province of Vientiane, and completed a teaching degree at the English Department at the National University of Laos. Currently a journalist, Patithin works in Vientiane. He maintains contacts with partners and supporters and represents Reading Elephant Laos at events in the capital city. During his stays in Bokeo, he supports the project in the reading room, or as an educator at the book festivals.