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 […]

28th Anniversary of KWO Day

On 5 April 2013 KWO celebrated the 28th anniversary of KWO Day. KWO Day took place in four areas of Karen State, Kler Day Trae in Lu Plae Township Pa’An district, Pyae Kah village Taw Oo District, Dooplaya district and Ei Tu Tah refugee camp. KWO Day was also celebrated in an urban area in Thailand […]

KWO 6th Congress Short Movie


“Nothing About Us Without Us” Video on Refugee Return with KWO Secretary Dah Eh Kler

Burma Partnership released this video about refugee’s views on repatriation and the current process.  Filmed and Directed by Timothy Syrota The video features refugees, human rights leaders, and UNHCR.  KWO has been a leading voice for refugee direct participation in planning and implementing any refugee return once conditions make return possible.  We do not believe […]

Women’s Empowerment and Vocational Training Du Th Htoo District, Karen State

KWO held a training of trainers Women’s Empowerment session in Du Th Htoo District in Karen State.  Women received training on a wide variety of important issues and returned to their townships and villages to repeat the training for other women.  We also held a vocational training on sewing and weaving to expand the capacity […]

Women’s Empowerment and Vocational Training – Du Pla Ya District, Karen State

KWO conducted a successful Women’s Vocational and Empowerment training in Du Pla Ya District.  The Empowerment training is a “training of trainers” so each participant returned to her village or township and conducted a training on what she had learned.