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Product Design and Development Workshop

Text and pictures by Sotiria and Elisa On 5-6 July, the Product Design and Development Workshop took place in the village hall of Mae See Pee Tai. The aim of the training was for the women to learn how to reproduce new Karen designs, which were made in the refugee camp, whereas  new color-matching ideas proposed by […]

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What are we up to these days?

Greetings from Chiang Mai! Here are some of WEAVE happenings for June 2014! – Preparing our forthcoming Product Design and Development workshop with our partner EEPPOC Australia. Meet our trainer, Joanne Cotton from EEPPOC and wait for WEAVE’s new designs! – Meeting with our partner KNWO and the Women Study Program on refugee girls education project: – World […]

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2014 World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day is held every year in June 20. According to UNHCR, there are more than 50 million refugees around the world, half of which are women and children. For 24 years now, WEAVE has been working with refugee and displaced women artisans to support their weaving of traditional crafts and help them to access […]

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WFTO has moved to Thailand!

WFTO Asia has found its new home in Chiang Mai, Thailand and new director in the person of Ms.Christine Gent. WFTO Asia is a consortium of producers, marketing and development organizations in the Asia Pacific region which commits towards enabling economically ​disadvantaged producers to improve their livelihoods through Fair Trade. By linking, promoting, and protecting the integrity […]

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Meet Our Partners

WEAVE works in partnership with other like-minded Organizations. Meet EEPPOC Australia, the Hesperian Org, the Hunger Site, Mekong Responsible Tourism, the Mae Hong Son Green Map and Safe World for Women! Education to empower people peacefully out of conflict (EEPPOC) Australia is a non-profit organization dedicated to empower marginalized refugees disadvantaged by conflict. The fundamental goal is to assist […]

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