On 14th March, 2015 KWO joined the event campaign of ” Salween, Not for Sale!” And “No Dam” Which was organised by Karen Rivers Watch(KRW) on the International Day of Actoin for Rivers and Against Dams. There were more than 500 people from the local areas and others Karen community based Organisations such as KSNG,KESAN, FTUK, KHRG and other Karen Local community leaders actively participated.The event successfully done and we are looking forward to see more accountability and transparency from those companies and other stakeholders who are trying to built Dams on Salween River. We stand with all local people and support their call for “No Dam!”
The Karen Women’s Organization held a Special Education Project, Training of Trainers from January, 12, 2015 to Feb, 11, 2015. Teachers, school directors and trainers from 7 camps attended. We also invited nursery school staff from Karen State for the 3rd week and 4th week, because some of the training topics related to any nursery school so were helpful to them. Continue reading →
KWO successfully conducted “Baby kits and women’s health” TOT training in January 2015 inside Karen State. The training lasted about two weeks started from 20th to 30th January. The participants came from the 7 districts, Ei Htu Hta IDP Camp and few central level Baby kits and women’s health project staff members. There were 25 participants and 3 trainers for this training. The training focused on project management and women health. All of the training participants is going to conduct follow up training in their represented areas.
KWO puts out a quarterly magazine (September to December) in Skaw Karen and Burmese which are distributed through out the 7 Karen refugee camps. Each magazine is passed between refugees being read by multiple people. It is just one way we seek to keep our community up to date and informed.