Tuesday 1 September 2015

Sewing Training

Four SAW staff attended to the sewing training by HWF (Help Without Frontiers Foundation Thailand) that has been supporting not just for the migrant schools but also for migrant student’s lunch daily.  This training will teach SAW and other staff of CBOs in Burma-Thai borders how to make school bags for migrant students.


Wednesday 12 August 2015

Mothers’ Day Celebration at Khanbikhan School

12 Aug 2015| SAW | Mae Sot

Coming august 12 will be the mothers’ day of Thailand, so all SAW students, the teachers, the parents and the students from Khanbikhan School in Mae Sot have celebrated the mothers’ day at Khantbikhan School today. All the students from Khanbikhan school have attend as well.

At the ceremony, the students offer the Jasmin flowers and pay Buddhist salute to their mums when the mums offer their blessing to them as well. Then, the children begin to perform their traditional dance with music.

In Thailand, the birthday of her majesty queen is honored as Thailand’s Mothers’ Day, and the majority of Thai people celebrate on that day for every year. This August 12 will be the 83rd birthday of her majesty queen.


Tuesday 11 August 2015

SAW School's Celebration for Mothers' Day of Thailand

11 Aug 2015 | SAW | Mae Sot

Today, SAW School has celebrated Thailand's Mothers' Day that will be officially held tomorrow August 12.

Traditionally, the whole nation of Thailand celebrate on this day to honor the birthday of Her Majesty Queen.


Tuesday 21 July 2015

School Health Activities in the Border

15 July 2015 | SAW | Mae Sot

Mae Sot hospital, Mae Tao clinic, Mae Sot Municipal and Suwominimit Foundation came to SAW school and held a meeting to promote the health quality of the school.

They had discussed a broad range of issues like personal hygiene, maintaining of body weight, physical and mental development of the students, immunization, preventive measures of seasonal illness, health education and the cooperation of both parents and teachers in this regard.


Martyrs’ Day Ceremony

17 July 2015 | SAW | Mae Sot

Official 68th anniversary of Martyrs’ Day of Burma will be held in Burma on July 19; therefore, SAW migrant school in Mae Sot has held the Martyrs’ Day ceremony on July 17, in advance.

According to the organizers, the purpose of the ceremony for the students is to become the responsible citizens of Burma by following the examples of nine founding fathers of Burma, who gave up their lives for the freedom of Burma.
During the ceremony, giving speeches about General Aung San and other founding fathers (and how they were assassinated on July 19, 1947) and the photo exhibition of them are presented for the students. The students also have chanted the poems of their beloved leaders.


Thursday 2 July 2015

Health education program in town

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

SAW School’s Teachers and Parents Meeting

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. 


SAW School opened for 2015-2016 academic year

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.


SAW School Celebrates World Environment Day

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.


Thursday 7 May 2015

Photographer training for children

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.


Summer swimming training for two weeks

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

ဆာသူးေလအထက္တန္းေက်ာင္းမွာ ေအာင္လက္မွတ္အပ္ႏွင္းျခင္းနဲ႔ ပညာရည္ခြ်န္ ဆုေပးပြဲဲအခမ္းအနားက်င္းပ

ျ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