Thursday, 2 July 2015
26 June 2015 | SAW | Mae Sot
on June 26, 2015, an organization called Film Aid came to SAW school and provided a health education program with regard to malaria and dengue fever that normally occurred during the raining seasons.
Film Aid showed a video about these diseases, their symptoms and how they populated, and explained about the measures to prevent them after the video.
Film Aid has travelled to 9 refugees’ camps and educated to the refugees since last year. As for this year, it has extended the program by educating the migrant schools in Thai-Burma border like SAW school, Thwaythit and Tsamuhtaw for twice a month.
A Weekly Program to Teach Painting, Handicraft and Electrical Education
SAW School has begun a weekly program to teach painting, handicraft and electrical education for the students.
The teachers are Sayar Wonna Zaw (Painting for 3rd to 8th grades), Sayar Thiha Maung Maung and Sayar U Htein Win (Handicraft by recycling the wastes) and Sayar U Darwin (Electrical Education).
This program will promote the knowledge of the students who will be able to apply the knowledge in the real life in the future.
An interview with Ma Phyo Ei Htway, a student who has passed the high school final examination in Burma
25 June 2015 | SAW | Mae Sot
many migrant students from different backgrounds come and study in the migrant schools near Thai-Burma border. Among them, Ma Phyo Ei Htway has passed the high school final examination in Burma for 2014-2015 academic year.
Ma Phyo Ei Htway lived with her parents in Mone, Kyaukkyi Township in Taungoo district until she moved to Mae Sot along with her brothers in 2011.
According to the interview, Ma Phyo Ei Htwe was born to U Kyin Aye and Daw Shwe in Mone, Kyaukkyi Township in 1997, and she was the youngest daughter among 9 siblings. She studied in middle school in Burma, but she finally arrived to SAW and continued her education due to the turning point of her life.
Q. Can you tell me how you studied in SAW school and Hsatulae School in Thai-Burma border?
A. It’s very different from learning inside Burma where all the students need to take tuitions by
Monday, 15 June 2015
May 26, 2015 | SAW | Mae Sot
The first Teachers and Parents meeting of Social Action For Woman (SAW) School for 2015-2016 academic year took place at the school on May 26, 2015, in the morning, and more than 80 migrant teachers and U Naing Naing Htun from Burmese Migrant Teachers’ Association (BMTA) had attended.
With regard to the meeting, SAW’s education coordinator Ko Min Min said, “Currently, we can only open for the students from kindergarten to 6th grade, and the school will open on June 2, 2015. That’s why we call for the Teachers and Parents meeting so that we can form the Teachers and Parents Association in time.”
The parents requested for the transportation of the children coming to school and promised to participate in the school’s fund raising activities; they also discussed about the future of the school in depth.
A parent named U Win Zaw Oo said, “We, the parents, will work together with the teachers for our children to continue their education. We’ll meet the challenges of the school in a collective manner.”
SAW’s migrant school had 363 students studying in kindergarten to 8th grade for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Posted by ယမုန္ at 22:31
June 2, 2015 | SAW | Mae Sot
today on June 2, 2015, Social Action for Woman (SAW) School has opened for 2015-2016 academic year, and 213 students have started to attend.
The school will allow the students from kindergarten to 6th grade to study Burmese education system and Thai language for this academic year.
As for 2014-2015 academic year, SAW School provided middle school education for 363 students.
Posted by ယမုန္ at 22:30
Today in the morning, SAW School has celebrated 43rd Anniversary of World Environment Day (June 5). The purpose of the celebration for children is to love nature, to know how to make valuable items by using wastes and to respect the environment.
At the celebration, the teachers explained the children about the impact of cutting down the trees, soil erosions by recklessly throwing away the wastes in the environment and the weather changes caused by irresponsible factories and companies.
With regard to environment, the Q and A section took place for the students and the beautiful pictures of nature, painted by the students, for all the children to enjoy the nature.
SAW School has celebrated World Environment Day for every year since 2009.
Posted by ယမုန္ at 22:29
Thursday, 7 May 2015
Thai Children Trust Fund has opened a photographer training for the orphans from Social Action for Women for 3 days training starting from today, and about 50 children will attend to it as part of their summer program.
A professional photographer from UK is teaching 12 children, with real cameras. The children are allowed to take the photos whatever they like, as she explains them how to use the cameras for better quality pictures.
She also teaches them how to aware of environment and things around them; thus, they could love nature and know how to take record by using camera.
She promises them that she’ll post the children’s photos at the children’s photo contest in UK, and send the rewards back to the children as the recognition.
Twenty five orphans from Social Action for Women’s safe house were provided two weeks summer swimming training by Colabora Brimania from France, starting from today.
This swimming sport training will be held to promote physical and mental fitness of the children for every summers, according to the trainers.
Relaxation and social interaction with others are another intention for the children to set up this training in Mae Sot area.
This training has been going on by Colabora Brimania since the summer of 2013.
Friday, 3 April 2015
ျမန္မာေရႊ႔ေျပာင္းအလုပ္သမားေတြရဲ႔ သားသမီးေတြပညာေရးအတြက္ မဲေဆာက္ၿမိဳ႔မွာ ဖြင့္လွစ္ထားတဲ့ ဆာသူးေလ အထက္တန္းေက်ာင္းမွာ ၂၀၁၄- ၂၀၁၅ ပညာသင္ႏွစ္အတြက္ ေအာင္လက္မွတ္အပ္ႏွင္းျခင္းနဲ႔ ပညာရည္ခြ်န္ ဆုေပးပြဲဲအခမ္းအနားကို မတ္လ (၃၀) ရက္ေန႔က ဆာသူးေလးအထက္တန္းေက်ာင္းမွာ ျပဳလုပ္က်င္းပခဲ့ပါတယ္။
မူလတန္းအဆင့္ကေန ထိုင္း ၁၂ တန္းအဆင့္ထိ ေက်ာင္းသူေက်ာင္းသားေတြကို ၂၀၁၄ - ၂၀၁၅ ပညာသင္ႏွစ္ ၿပီးေျမာက္ေအာင္ျမင္တဲ့
Social Action for Women (SAW) အဖြဲ႔က ေစာင့္ေရွာက္ထားတဲ့ ကေလး ၈၀ေက်ာ္ ေနထိုင္တဲ့ ေစာင့္ေရွာက္ေရးေဂဟာ Safe House ကို Room to Grow Foundation အဖြဲ႔ရဲ႕ ဒါ႐ိုက္တာ ဂ်နီဖာနဲ႔အဖြဲ႔ဟာ မတ္လ ၂၉ ရက္ေန႔က လာေရာက္ၾကည့္႐ႈခဲ့ပါတယ္။
Room to Grow Foundation အဖြဲ႔ဟာ SAW အဖြဲ႔က ေစာင့္ေရွာက္ကူညီထားတဲ့ ကေလးေတြကို ထိုင္းအစိုးရက ဖြင့္လွစ္ထားတဲ့ ေက်ာင္းေတြမွာ
Thursday, 2 April 2015
Congratulation Letter for winning the Prime Minister's Volunteer Award for Lifetime Achievement
Our mother and father
( Elaine & Dr Myron)
We are very proud and pleased to know that both of you have been awarded the Prime Minister's Volunteer Award for Lifetime Achievement. This exciting news of winning the award has filled us with extreme joy and