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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
KWO leaders and staff organized and conducted a Women’s Empowerment and Vocational Training in Mu Traw District inside 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 […]
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.
KWO works hard to plan each workshop it gives. These pictures are of KWO staff and leaders preparing training modules for a series of Capacity trainings we did for women in Refugee Camps geared to expand their leadership and management capacity to run KWO projects