KWO Statement in Support of Karen Day in Washington DC in English Version
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 teachers teaching, classroom management, student lunches and hygiene. They also observed the use of teaching aids and other project related activities like student. profiles and attendance lists.
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KWO Message on Karen’s Whist Tying Day Celebration in Karen Language
In recognition and remembrance of our up coming 65th Karen Martyr’s Day, KWO Central sending out our Formal Message to all Karen People to remind all of us of the important day for our Karen people.
May all Karen Martyr’s souls rest in peace!
May all Karen Martyr’s families be blessed and full of prosperity!
May all Karen people united!
KWO is celebrating meeting our fundraising goal of $4600(USD) to build a new women’s training center in Karen State. This is our first successful crowd funding effort.
Work on the new center has already begun. KWO staff and leaders made 1400 clay bricks which are now drying and awaiting the next phase of building.
This campaign is an exciting collaboration between 3 community organisations based in Thailand and working in SE Asia, Karen Women’s Organisation, Pun Pun Centre for Sustainable Development and the International Women’s Partnership for Peace and Justice The aim is to build a training centre for Karen women from Burma. But the aim goes way beyond that since Karen women will be building their very own adobe building for their own training centre and at the same time learning the skills to go on to build with adobe in their own communities.
THANKS to everyone who contributed!