In Recognition of World Refugee Day : “I am a refugee, This is My Life, Hear My Voice”

We ARE the refugees, this is OUR community, and we know what is best for our future.  We will not let our future be decided by others! Support us in our struggle for Community Ownership. This is SIMPLE, Just Listen to our Voice and Work Along Side With Us.

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”

Burma’s Peace Process in 2012: A Briefing Paper by KWO

Burma’s Peace Process in 2012: A Briefing Paper by KWO. January 2013 One year ago in January 2012 the world started to see steps towards peace being taken by the new Burmese Government after many years of entrenched military rule and human rights violations. They were steps warmly welcomed by all. The situation in BurmaContinue reading “Burma’s Peace Process in 2012: A Briefing Paper by KWO”

Capacity Building Training of Trainer (TOT)

Karen Women Organization Capacity Building Training of the Trainer was held on 12th February to 13th March 2013. There were 24 participants of KWO leaders who came from six districts and seven Karen refugee camps. During the TOT training course there were some topics that covered such as; KWO Constitution and work of the community,Continue reading “Capacity Building Training of Trainer (TOT)”

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”

Special Education Training of the Trainer

On 1st  March 2013, 20 school directors, trainers, and teachers from Mae Ra Moe, Mae La Oo, Mae La, Umpiem, Nu Poe, Bang Dong Yang, and Suphung in Mae La Camp completed a three week special education Training of the Trainer (TOT) program. Topics included play session planning, classroom management, art, lesson planning, and muchContinue reading “Special Education Training of the Trainer”

KWO 6th Congress Short Movie

 

Statement of Karen Women Organization’s 6th Congress

Use this link if you’d like to download or read it. KWO 6th Congress Statement 2013 Burmese Version KWO 6th Congress Statement 2013 Eng Version KWO 6th Congress Statement 2013 Karen Version

“Nothing About Us Without Us” Video on Refugee Return with KWO Secretary Dah Eh Kler

Burma Partnership released this video about refugee’s views on repatriation and the current process.  Filmed and Directed by Timothy Syrota The video features refugees, human rights leaders, and UNHCR.  KWO has been a leading voice for refugee direct participation in planning and implementing any refugee return once conditions make return possible.  We do not believeContinue reading ““Nothing About Us Without Us” Video on Refugee Return with KWO Secretary Dah Eh Kler”