Published on Jun 20, 2017 KESAN Channel To commemorate the World Refugee Day on 20th June 2017, standing together with refugees, the Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) would like to share the voices and concerns of Karen Refugees along the Thai -Burma border. The video “Don’t abandon us” tells the story of refugees who areContinue reading “Do not Abandon us (English Subtitle)”
Published on May 27, 2017 KESAN Channel On the day of the 2nd Panglong Union Peace Conference is taking place in Nay Pyi Taw, the displaced Karen people organized a public demonstration demanding the removal of the Burma Army camp from their ancestral lands, in order to facilitate their safe return and rehabilitationContinue reading “Displaced Karen demand Myanmar Army leave their ancestral lands”
“Be Bold For Change” Happy International Women’s Day to all women around the world. We all deserve this special day and recognition for what we do and what we contribute to our family, community and country. On this special day we, KWO, encourage ALL WOMEN everywhere to be bold for the change you wantContinue reading “KWO Statement on International Women’s Day”
KWO is in urgent need of a volunteer who can come and work with us for a minimum of 6 months. Ideally, we would love a volunteer who is fluent in both the Karen language, as well as the English language. However, we are also happy if we can find a volunteer to work withContinue reading “KWO is in Urgent Need of a Volunteer”
16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence Against Women KWO Message: On-going Sexual Violence by Burma Army During this current 16 Day Campaign to increase awareness about Violence Against Women, KWO feels obligated to raise our voices about the on-going use of rape and other forms of violence against women by the Burma Army. InContinue reading “KWO Message: On-Going Use of Rape by Burma Army”
On the 22nd of September a team of KWO Central leaders and staff conducted a monitoring trip to the Mu Traw District nursery schools located in Noh Paw Htee and Ken Daw villages supported by KWO. The team met with teachers and local KWO leaders responsible for the schools, observed schools in operation with teachersContinue reading “KWO Conducted Monitoring Trip for Nursery School Project in Mu Traw District”
29 people from different Karen CBOs, Karen Office of Relief and Development (KORD), Karen Legal Aids Centre (KLAC), Karen Teachers Working Group (KTWG) and KWO attended this 2 month long special course. KWO is very proud of all of the 19 of the KWO senior staff who completed it. Congratulations to you all! We wantContinue reading “Ethical Leadership and Organisational Management Short Course Graduation”
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.
On 24th September 2016, a KWO team went to Naw Ta and Htee Thay Khee Villages to distribute clothing, pots, plates, spoons, mats, blankets, and new born baby care kits to all of the Internally Displaced People there. The materials distributed today were for children and adults, both men and women. We distributed everything neededContinue reading “KWO Successfully Distributes Emergency Assistance to Recently Displaced Families”
Today, 22nd of September 2016 KWO team together with some other community supporters went to Naw Hta Village and distributed the emergency needs for the recent displaced people. All of the materials that we districted are shown in pictures below.