KWO Statement on World Refugee Day, June 20th

KWO Statement on World Refugee Day, June 20th, 2012 English Version KWO Statement on World Refugee Day, June 20th,2012 Karen Version KWO Statement for World Refugee Day Burmese Version Date: 20th June 2012  World Refugee Day “Even I Am a Refugee, Listen to My Voice” The Karen Women Organization (KWO) welcomes another World Refugee Day. Continue reading “KWO Statement on World Refugee Day, June 20th”

Women Burma Activists launch the campaign “Gain the Goal by Working Together” to promote support for cross border cooperation

Press release by Altsean Burma Interns For Immediate Release: 26th May2012 Women Burma Activists launch the campaign “Gain the Goal by Working Together” to promote supportfor cross border cooperation Bangkok:  Alternative Asean Network on Burma’s (Altsean-Burma) women interns arelaunching a video campaign to urge international donors to increase support forBurmaborder groups that have been working insideContinue reading “Women Burma Activists launch the campaign “Gain the Goal by Working Together” to promote support for cross border cooperation”

A visit to one Karen Women Organization ( KWO ) supported dormitory in Karen State

A visit to one Karen Women Organization ( KWO ) supported dormitory in Karen State In April 2012, I went with 5 KWO colleagues to Doo Tha Htu district in Karen State. Among other activities we also visited a student dormitory that has been supported for several years through KWO and individual friends. There areContinue reading “A visit to one Karen Women Organization ( KWO ) supported dormitory in Karen State”

INCOME GENERATION PROJECT

  Our goal is to empower Karen refugee women to generate income for themselves and their families. The project started in 2003 to provide advanced training in weaving and sewing for women in the camps and to source weaving and sewing materials, thus increasing women’s capacity to cre ate garments of a quality high enoughContinue reading “INCOME GENERATION PROJECT”