As we reported earlier a KWO team went to distribute the emergency supplies to recently displaced Karen families in two Karen Villages. Our team also bought some refreshment for children to help make them happier in this difficult situation. These are pictures from the visit.
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 25Continue reading “Baby Kits and Women’s Health Project TOT Training(2015)”
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 KWOContinue reading “KWO 2011 – 2012 Two Year Update”
In March and April, 2013 KWO were able to conduct Baby Kits Project Monitoring trip to four of the districts inside Karen state of Burma. Please kindly see some pictures that were taken during the trip at different district. We were very surprised to see many men accompanied their wives. And in some cases theyContinue reading “Baby Kit Monitoring trip to Doo Tha Htu, Taw Oo, Kler Lwee Htu and Doo Pla Ya Districts”
Do the Kits help? Naw Noe Noe, mother of three daughters and 2 two sons said: “After I delivered my baby, I got a Baby Kit and it was invaluable for me and my child. The Baby Kit fulfilled my needs and really helped my family. In the past I never saw this kind ofContinue reading “Baby Kits”
Goal: To improve the health and wellbeing of mothers and newborn babies in Karen State KWO has supplied new mothers and babies with baby kits that comprise basic material needs for the mother and child within the first few months after birth. KWO also provides them with information on family and reproductive health issues. InContinue reading “Baby Kits”
Traditional Birthing Assistants are given training by KWO. They also provide all new mothers with a baby kit. It includes a few basics to help women get started with a new baby.
KWO staff and leaders often have to walk long distances to get to villages and townships within Karen State. The weeks of walking are our only way to talk directly to the Karen living there about important issues in our community.
KWO provides “Baby Kits” to new mothers in Karen State. The kits help ease the first year of having a new child by provided nappies, soap, laundry powder, a new sarong, among other things. KWO leaders also provide education about caring for a newborn when the kit is delivered.