In order to maintain channels of communication between KWO managers, offices, refugee camps and members inside Karen State, and to facilitate community mobilising we conduct “organizing trips”. In the refugee camps the KWO Executive Committee members, and central office staff travelled and met with KWO members and staff at all camp levels. They monitored KWOContinue reading “Organizing Trips to Refugee camps and Inside Karen State”
As part of its community organizing function, KWO has a role to mobilize and empower the Karen community from within. Thus, KWO runs activities in order to develop the capacity particularly of women and girls: to participate in decision-making processes, to work in the community, to participate in KWO as a women’s organisation, and toContinue reading “Organizing and Information Sharing”
KWO leaders hold countless meetings inside refugee camps to discuss issues affecting the community. This meeting at Htam Hin camp was held with a member of the KWO Executive Committee.
The Special Education Project has 4 main components – Early Intervention with young children with disability (home visits and learning centre), Inclusive Education (up to Standard 2 in mainstream schools, SE centres and home visits), School for students with hearing impairments School for students with visual impairments. All of the children in the SE projectContinue reading “Special Education”
Naw Htoo Paw represented KWO at the 55th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in 2011, speaking on the situation for women in Burmese conflict areas. She used the KWO documentation and reports from women struggling with abuse by the Burmese military.
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
Naw K’nyawpaw at US White House 2007Naw K’nyawpaw meeting First Lady Laura Bush – 2007