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2015 International Women’s Day

On the 7th of March 2015, the International Women’s Day (IWD) will be celebrated worldwide. Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment (WEAVE)Foundation has been working for more than twenty years, empowering refugee and displaced women and children from Burma as well as disadvantaged Hill-tribe women in Northern Thai villages.Through education, economic opportunities and other support, […]

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Why Early Childhood Intervention is important?

Childhood socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with reduced ability to benefit from schooling, poorer educational outcomes, a lower likelihood of continuing to tertiary education, and less job success. A poor education is associated with increased welfare dependence and lower skilled jobs with lower pay, helping to continue the cycle of disadvantage. Taking steps from an early […]

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WEAVE A Thread of Hope

“WEAVE’s economic empowerment work is complex yet absolutely essential in addressing the economic disempowerment of refugee and disadvantaged women and their communities through Fair Trade” – Mitos Urgel, Executive Director WEAVE Foundation. WEAVE A Thread of Hope

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Invitation to WEAVE Fair Trade Shop launching in Mae Hong Son

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WEAVE Fair Trade Shop launching in Mae Hong Son

By: Mitos Urgel, Executive Director Women’s Education for Advancement and Empowerment’s (WEAVE) focus on women’s economic empowerment stems from the fact that accessing fair and safe income is an ever increasing concern for all women. Inability to access safe income heightens women’s vulnerabilities and protection issues, particularly the refugees and disadvantaged. So WEAVE’s direct and […]

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