“Never Walk Alone” – Children’s Dormitory Matching Fund Apeal 2015-2016

Dormitory Students at Work “Never Walk Alone”  Children’s Dormitory Matching Fund appeal 2015/16 A Unique Fundraising Opportunity for Karen Children and Young People in 2015 KWO has been offered a very unique matching fund opportunity by one of our dedicated donors and we are excited to share the news with our KWO friends, family and supporters. […]

2014-15 School Year has begun for 375 dormitory students!

The 2014-15 school year has begun and KWO’s 9 dormitories in 5 camps are up and running! For the 2014-15 school year, KWO has 375 students in the dormitory project. Here are some photos from Umphiem Mai and Mae La camps of the first day of school for dormitory students!

KWO 2011 – 2012 Two Year Update

KWO is pleased to provide our 2011/12-update report including programs currently running in the community, challenges and successes, financial reports, KWO special activities and a Call to Action. One thing that remains true throughout KWO’s 28 years of service is our commitment to the Empowerment, Equality, and Freedom of all Karen women. Thank you to KWO […]

A visit to one Karen Women Organization ( KWO ) supported dormitory in Karen State

A visit to one Karen Women Organization ( KWO ) supported dormitory in Karen State In April 2012, I went with 5 KWO colleagues to Doo Tha Htu district in Karen State. Among other activities we also visited a student dormitory that has been supported for several years through KWO and individual friends. There are […]

Unaccompanied Children and Dormitories project

The ongoing conflict in Burma has restricted the healthy development of the education system and left many children orphaned, or with only one parent. Many families are forced to send their children away from home to find safety and continue their studies uninterrupted. KWO operates dormitories in 5 of the refugee camps and in 2 […]

Dormitories

KWO has sought to ensure the best possible care for students who live in our dormitories.  We have created a manual of agreed upon  “Minimum Standards of Care” which includes what we as a community want and expect for our children.  We have conducted trainings for all carers in the various dormitories and the students […]