KWO 2011 – 2012 Two Year Update

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 KWOContinue reading “KWO 2011 – 2012 Two Year Update”

Nursery School Fundraising

The Children in Nursery Schools in Karen State in Burma need your help. Education is important for people all over the world and Karen communities in Burma work hard to ensure education for their young children, despite long-standing abuses by the Burmese army. In Burma, education is woefully underfunded. The average length of schooling isContinue reading “Nursery School Fundraising”

Reflection on Refugee Return: Youth Drawing Competition

Refugee Youth Drawing Competition: 6 Winners from Mae La and Umphiem Camps and other contestants drawings. Please see the slide show below;

KWO Magazine in Skaw Karen

KWO puts out a quarterly magazine in Skaw Karen which are distributed through out the 7 Karen refugee camps and 7 districts.  Each magazine is passed between refugees being read by multiple people.  It is just one way we seek to keep our community up to date and informed. Use this link if you’d likeContinue reading “KWO Magazine in Skaw Karen”

Supporting 73 Village Nursery Schools This Year

We are half way through the school year here and KWO is supporting 73 village nursery schools spread across 5 areas in Karen State, Burma. Many of these students have been displaced by the Burmese military and the long standing civil war.  We are so pleased that this year we have been able to support theseContinue reading “Supporting 73 Village Nursery Schools This Year”

Nursery Schools in IDP areas and camps

KWO also runs nursery schools in IDP camps and areas in Karen State inside Burma.  Children’s families have been forced to flee their villages due to conflict and attacks by the Burmese junta.  Despite the circumstances we are able to provide enrichment, nutrition, and care to hundreds of children as well as training for teachers.Continue reading “Nursery Schools in IDP areas and camps”