Our Mother and Father

Apr. 3 | 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...

Burmese orphans to have the opportunity to learn in Thai government schools

Mar. 26 | 25 March 2015 | SAW twelve children under the care of Social Action for Women were allowed to enroll in Vitrakun school in Umphen on March 22, according to the coordinator of SAW Safe House. Among the 83 children of SAW’s Safe House, 7 males and 5 females...

My story photo project at SAW HCH shelter

Jan. 17 | A Canada base organization called My Story Photo Project came to SAW and provided photographing training for 16 HIV/AIDS women  from SAW Health Care House HCH from January 12 to 13 2015. It’s a fun activity for them to sense the art of it and to feel...

Dr. Cynthia Maung rewarded a prize from South Korea

Jan. 17 | POSCO TJ Park Foundation (Community Development) in South Korea announced to reward 2015’s POSCO TJ Park to Dr. Cynthia Maung. In coming March, she has to go to South Korea and receive it. She has won about 20 awards including the one from Sidney Peace...

Pho Sisi

Jan. 17 | He’s an orphan from SAW and was born underweight. According to the doctors, it’s hard for him to survive without proper care. Dr. Terry from Mae Tao clinic was the one to deliver him. In the beginning of his school, the headmaster referred him to...

Lay Lay Wah’s 10 Finger Operation Completed

Jan. 4 | Lay Lay Wah is an orphan studying in 6th grade. Although all of her fingers are birth-defected, she’s a proud child. Ever since she started to go to school, she tried to write with her fingers the best she could and passed the examinations. Her finger...

After 15 years

Jan. 4 | Starting in 2000, Social Action For Women SAW was formed to help migrant women and children, living in the borders, in need; most of them were abandoned children, children with HIV or of HIV/AIDS patients, the victims of human trafficking or gender base...

Yankin Girl

Dec. 13 | On November 30 early in the morning, a baby was abandoned in a garbage dock and was found with injuries being bitten by ants and other insects. Everyone was shocked and disgusted the cruelty of her parents in doing so. Fortunately, a municipal worker...

World AIDS day

Dec. 10 | Along with many other community base organization and Burmese migrants, SAW high school students and the students from SAW GED learning center have participated in the ” World AIDS day” march held in Mae Sot on December 1, 2014. They have...

Why Do We Need To Rebuild SAW Safe House (2)

Nov. 20 |     KHIN Khin was an abandoned baby who now lives at SAW. He wants to be a policeman and to use his salary to feed the children at SAW. When he grows up, he hopes to build a big house in which all of the children at SAW can stay together. When...