In memory of all our Karen Martyrs on this special day, We want to share with you all the valuable words of our President Saw Ba U Gyi! President Saw Ba U Gyi words Pamphlet Karen and Burmese Version
On this important day, 25th of November we recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Today we pay tribute to all women who have suffered violence, and we honour your strength. As part of KWO’s efforts to eliminate violence against women, we take part every year in the “16 Days of Activism” Campaign,Continue reading “KWO New Report: Salt In The Wound”
“No Women No Peace” WHAT: 5th April is KWO 30th Anniversary so we would like you to come celebrate with KWO on this special day. KWO Day celebrates the many women who contribute to building and strengthening the Karen community at every level. We will be honoring those who have served KWO full time forContinue reading “30th Anniversary Of Karen Women’s Organization Media Advisory”
KWO puts out a quarterly magazine (September to December) in Skaw Karen and Burmese which are distributed through out the 7 Karen refugee camps. 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.
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. ThisContinue reading “KWO Begins Work on New Training Center in Karen State – By Women For Women”
The Creating Peace Project staff has been busy with project activities over the past six months. Some of these project activities include: Peace Negotiation Updates: Women community leaders gathered at KWO Central office to learn about peace negotiation updates. Leaders learned about the current situation in Karen State and Burma, ceasefire agreements, and the WGECContinue reading “2014 KWO Creating Peace project update”
On May 5 – 9, 2014 KWO successfully conducted a Capacity Building Workshop for 26 Project Coordinators and Assistants. The workshop focused on project cycle management and accounting procedures and was lead by KWO’s Education program coordinator. The participants learned about staff management, defined their job descriptions, and how to conduct project monitoring and evaluation.Continue reading “Capacity Building Workshop for KWO Project Coordinators and Project Assistants Successfully Completed”