WEAVE Celebrates 18 Years of Service to Refugee Women and Children

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WEAVE’s work began in 1990- eighteen years ago this year.

1990. Two years after the student uprising in Burma. The military junta consolidated its powers and closed its door to the international community. Massive human rights violations were grossly committed which resulted to the continued fleeing of the pro-democracy movement activists to the bordering countries.

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To-go Ware visits WEAVE: Every product has a story

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Every product has a story…

WEAVE products are increasingly becoming internationally recognized because of partnerships forged with socially and environmentally conscious companies like To-Go Ware. Their mission is to make innovative, reusable and environmentally conscious products that provide solutions and inspire communities around the world to participate in the process of change.

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Supporting the Rights of Indigenous People

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WEAVE was invited along with over 40 international organizations as representatives at the Asia Indigenous People?s Fair: Celebrating the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People . WEAVE is extremely proud to be able to contribute to such a critical event helping to enhance solidarity among people around the globe. WEAVE’s exhibition at the AIPP Fair

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Book Release: Where Women Have No Doctor

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In partnership with the Hesperian Foundation, WEAVE released the first adapted Burmese version of the internationally renowned health handbook, Where Women Have No Doctor. This women?s health resource guide has been published in numerous languages. WEAVE is proud to have been able to contribute to such a valuable resource especially for Burmese health workers and the communities of women who have little or no access to healthcare.

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August E-Newsletter – Now Online

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INCOME GENERATION AND LIVELIHOOD UPDATES

Assessment of WEAVE’s Income Generating Initiatives

WEAVE facilitated an assessment of its women’s economic empowerment program in the 3 refugee camps on the Thai-Burma borders.   Among the focus of the assessment included, finding out the impact of WEAVE’s Income Generation activities on well-being as well their level of dependence on camp ration, whether they are fully, partly or dependent only on the ration. Response from the women shows that they are neither fully or partly dependent on camp ration.  But they admitted that they could not yet survive without the ration.

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