KWO Staff Faces Challenges in the Field

The working conditions for staff at KWO are not always easy, especially when going into the field to provide training, organizing trips, or monitoring our projects in the camps and in Karen State. Rarely everything goes exactly as planned, and many times our staff is faced with new problems and challenges. Despite the challenges andContinue reading “KWO Staff Faces Challenges in the Field”

Message from KWO on Stop Violence Against Women Day

Today is a very important day for all women all over the world. November 25th is the day when all people in the world should give their time to recognize and honor all the women who have suffered from violence and at the same time, make a commitment to stop the violence. Please see ourContinue reading “Message from KWO on Stop Violence Against Women Day”

KWO Special Education Project TOT Training

For the 2018-19-project period, KWO Special Education Project conducted TOT training in four places: Mae La and Ma Ra Moe, Bang Dong Yang, and Htam Him. Every year there are new teachers who need to be trained. From 9 to 18 May 2018, we conducted training for participants from three camps; Mae La, Umpiem andContinue reading “KWO Special Education Project TOT Training”

Early Childhood Development Education (TOT) Training

  In May 2018, the KWO Early Childhood Development Education project conducted TOT for project senior staff, field coordinators, trainers, head teachers and teachers. This TOT training had not been organized since 2014. In May we conducted this training in Mae Ra Moe camp. The training lasted 21 days starting on 7th May 2018 andContinue reading “Early Childhood Development Education (TOT) Training”

Refugee Activists Discuss Pressure to Return from Thai-Myanmar Border at Chiang Mai Seminar

At a public seminar in Thailand last week, Karen and Karenni officials raised concerns about the increasing pressure for refugees to return from the Thai-Myanmar border as international funding for camps dries up. “The refugees from the Thai-Myanmar border are not ready to return home,” said Naw Elizabeth, deputy director of the Karenni Education Department,Continue reading “Refugee Activists Discuss Pressure to Return from Thai-Myanmar Border at Chiang Mai Seminar”

KWO Three Year Report for 2014, 2015 and 2016

A selection of figures from some of our projects: 6,087 children were supported through KWO Nursery schools in 2014; 5,939 in 2015 and 5,693 in 2016. Nursery schools are in 6 districts of Karen State, 2 refugee camps in Thailand, and Ee Tu Hta IDP camp. 11,194 Baby kits were distributed to women in 2014,Continue reading “KWO Three Year Report for 2014, 2015 and 2016”