01.01.2016

New Head Representative of AWO International in South Asia

On 1st January 2016 Ines Budarick took over the representation of AWO International for Nepal, Bangladesh and India from Felix Neuhaus who returns to...

20.12.2015

AWO Partners observe International Migrants Day 2015

Till date 1 Million refugees are registered in Germany in 2015. While most of those migrants rescued their life from civil war and insecurities...

30.11.2015

Inauguration of Irrigation Structure and State-level Women Vegetable Growers Conference in Odhisa, India

On 26th November a 1,8 kilometer long diversion based irrigation structure was inaugurated, irrigating unutilized farm land and enabling drinking...

15.11.2015

New Publications of AWO International

The Yearly Report for 2014 is now available in German and English language. The members-magazine “Weitblick” highlights the relevance of the new...

11.10.2015

The Sustainable Development Goals and their reflection in AWO International’s Regional Portfolio South Asia

During the Sustainable Development Summit, held from 25th - 27th September in New York, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been adopted by...

01.10.2015

AFARM awarded for Good Practices in Livelihood Development of Rural Poor

500 dignitaries including members of parliament, senior officers from state & central government line agencies and representatives of local...

22.09.2015

Five Month after the Earthquake in Nepal

Since 25. April 2015 more than 50.000 people were reached by various humanitarian aid interventions of AWO International and its partners...

22.09.2015

Vacancy Announcement for Humanitarian Aid Officer

We are searching a Humanitarian Aid Officer for AWO International’s Nepal Office in Lalitpur. Main tasks will be to support the AWO International...

20.08.2015

World Day against Trafficking in Persons: Three New Projects launched in South Asia

Rallies, cultural- and interaction programs with police, media and human rights activists in Bangladesh, India and Nepal sensitized about an alarming...

15.07.2015

Fruitful Partnership with SPACE helped to Restore Life of Kamaiyas in Dignity

The closure of the cooperation project with the “Society for Participatory Cultural Education (SPACE)” benefiting the Kamaiya community, consisting...

26.06.2015

IEC-Materials against Human Trafficking and Forced Migration launched during Press Conference

On 26th June 2015 more than 40 journalists from national and international media attended a press conference organized by AWO International, MAITI...

12.06.2015

Vacancy Announcement for Administrative Officer

We are searching an Administrative Officer for AWO International’s Nepal Office in Lalitpur. Main tasks will be the coordination with support staffs...

29.05.2015

Press Release: Relief Works after Nepal Earthquake

AWO International is a German INGO, affiliated with the Social Welfare Council (SWC) of the Government of Nepal and has an own office in Nepal since...

04.05.2015

Earthquake Response and Appeal for Donations

As per 04th May 2015, 10:00AM, 7276 persons died and 14.362 were injured in the strongest earthquake in the last 80 years that took place on 25th...

27.04.2015

Heavy Earthquake in Nepal: AWO & ADH coordinate Aid

On Saturday, 25th April 2015 the hardest earth quake since 80 years hit Nepal. More than 4.000 people died in Nepal and hundreds in India. 10.000...

04.04.2015

Inauguration of BAIGA Resource Centre concludes Livelihood project with NIWCYD

The oldest ongoing project of AWO International in South Asia came to an end. On 27th March 2015 the Baiga Resource Center in Dindoori was...

09.03.2015

International Women Day widely celebrated in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

Local rallies, dance programs and other public events, press conferences, multi-stakeholder interactions and award distributions were organized on...

16.01.2015

New Projects launched in India to make Communities resilient against Drought, Fire, Flood and Japanese Encephalitis

Altogether, more than 11,000 people will directly benefit from two Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) initiatives. To...

21.12.2014

Labour Minister and German Embassy inaugurate Migration Center in Kathmandu

With support of AWO International POURAKHI opened a Migration Information Center at the main bus park in Kathmandu where hundred thousands of labour...

19.12.2014

WARBE and POURAKHI celebrate International Migrants Day in Bangladesh and Nepal

On 18th December 2014 partners of AWO International celebrated the International Migrants Day. As per data of the United Nations more than 232...

03.12.2014

German Delegation visits Regional Office of AWO International

On 2nd December high level officials from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and from the German Embassy in...

20.11.2014

Indian Partners AFARM, MADHYAM Foundation and MSS Seva present Baseline Publications

To be able to measure the impact of the ongoing phase 2014-2016 the long term partners of AWO International in Nepal conducted participatory baseline...

30.10.2014

Bangladesh Partner WARBE presents Baseline Publication

To be able to measure the impact of the ongoing phase 2014-2016 the long term partners of AWO International in Nepal conducted participatory baseline...

10.10.2014

Nepali Partners SAHAMATI and POURAKHI present Baseline Publications

To be able to measure the impact of the ongoing phase 2014-2016 the long term partners of AWO International in Nepal conducted participatory baseline...

19.09.2014

Worst floods destroyed life and harvests in India and Nepal. AWO International helps in three regions

In August 2012 heavy rainfalls led to floods in Western Nepal as well as in the Indian States of Uttar Pradhesh and Odhisa. As AWO International has...

14.09.2014

Yearly Report 2013 and Regional Portfolio Overview available

The most recent Annual Report was presented as well as a presentation about AWO International’s Regional Portfolio South Asia was held at the General...

03.07.2014

Cooperation Project of AWO International and MADHYAM Foundation officially considered as Reference Model for India

End of June eleven NGOs across India were invited to present their innovative approaches for agriculture development and poverty reduction to the...

30.06.2014

Nepalese celebrate completion of SLC and “Ropain” as Monsoon approached

On 29th July the “International Rice Day” was celebrated in Nepal and planting season started. With 122 kilogram per capita and year rice is the most...

26.06.2014

Musahar Participation in Indian Elections & Formation of Interstate Alliance

On 22nd June 2014 AWO International’s long term partner MSS Seva initiated an Interstate Alliance for the lobbying of Musahar rights in the Indian...

16.05.2014

Call for Concept Notes for Migration & Human Trafficking related Projects in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

AWO International is watching out for new partners with a core expertise in Labour Migration and Human Trafficking. Concept Notes may be submitted to...

14.05.2014

WARBE initiates National Network for Migration in Bangladesh and advocates at Global Forum on Migration & Development

On the occasion of International Labour Day a human chain was organized and the “Bangladesh Migrants Forum” a national migration network advocating...

28.04.2014

“My Sleep is my Break”. Amnesty International Report about Exploitation of Migrant Domestic Workers in Qatar

87% of the Qatari population 15 years or older was born outside the country. The rate of immigrants is one of the highest in the world; nearly 60%...

21.04.2014

Indonesian Partner Bina Desa visits MADHYAM Foundation for Inter-Regional Exposure in Odhisa, India

From April 9 to 13 AWO International’s Indonesian partner organization Bina Desa visited the cooperation project with MADHYAM Foundation to learn and...

20.04.2014

Vacancy Announcement Humanitarian Aid Coordinator

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED AFTER 8th MAY 2014 CAN NOT BE CONSIDERED

 

AWO International is a German INGO working in the field of...

27.03.2014

AWO Germany and Regional Office South Asia demonstrate against Racism and introduces to Regional Program

On 21st March 2014, at 11:55 more than 50.000 staff of AWO in Germany demonstrated against Racism in front of their office compounds. Beneath...

03.02.2014

Indian partners AFARM and MSS honored for innovation in rural livelihood improvements

AFARM has been awarded for the “Best Innovation impacting rural livelihoods & for its invaluable contribution in improving the lives of rural...

02.01.2014

WARBE and POURAKHI celebrate Migrants Day and lobby for Migrant Rights at the United Nations UN HLD in New York

Rallies, exhibitions and various interaction programs took place on 18th December, on the occasion of the “International Day of Solidarity with...

17.12.2013

MADHYAM Foundation awarded & State Level Cooperative Conference of Women Vegetable growers in Odisha

On 14th December 2013 more than 200 women vegetable farmers from an AWO International supported project joint a state level conference in...

12.12.2013

6.000 Beneficiaries and Project Stakeholders celebrate at Closing Ceremony of Cooperation Project with NIWCYD

On 10th December 2013 around 6.000 Baiga, Gond and other project beneficiaries from 34 villages in two districts and relevant project stakeholders...

30.10.2013

ADH and AWO International Project brought Relief to more than 2000 Indian Flood Victims

After the “Flood of the Himalayas” that killed 822 people and destroyed hundreds of villages victims received food, shelter and medical treatment. In...

22.07.2013

Promoting Safe Migration, MigrantRights and Welfare in Bangladesh

Migrant workers from Bangladesh are often uninformed, use irregular channels to migrate and findthemselves in vulnerable positions. Due to the lack...

08.07.2013

Nepali Partners sharpen their Knowledge by Cross Learning and Exposure visits

“This is my first time in Kathmandu which provides me an ample opportunity to gain more insights about the capital of my country as well as about...

28.06.2013

Himalaya flood affects nearly 4.000 villages. AWO International helps!

After extreme monsoonal rainfalls heavy floods brought devastation to the Indian state of Uttarakhand. As per official sources 822 people died,...

20.05.2013

TV & Print Media report about Project Interventions in Nepal

More then 40.000 people from 5.600 households in Nepal are benefiting from support in context of livelihood promotion, youth empowerment and safe...

01.05.2013

International Labour Day in South Asia

With nearly 500 million people India has the biggest “labour market” after China. 52% are engaged in agriculture and horticulture; more of 90% of all...

15.04.2013

Eight regional partners planned jointly for next phase

From 24th till 29th of March 2013 a regional planning workshop took place in Mumbai / India. Four partners from India, three from Nepal and one from...

31.03.2013

Mid-Term Evaluation states high efficiency and relevance of Regional Program

AWO International’s Regional Program South Asia was found highly efficient and effective and able to reach very marginalized sections of society. On...

08.03.2013

Regional Office South Asia and partners celebrate Women's Day

On the occasion of International Women's Day, 8th of March, AWO International's Regional office remained closed and various events took place all...

07.03.2013

New Project for Save Migration of Women in Nepal started

In cooperation with the NGO Pourakhi AWO International started a new project with the goal to reduce unsafe and forced labour migration of vulnerable...

11.01.2013

New Head Representative of AWO International for South Asia

Since 1st of January 2013 Mr. Felix Neuhaus acts as the new Head Representative of AWO International for South Asia and leads the Regional Office,...

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27.06.2017

Global Forum on Migration and Development in Berlin

From 28 June to 1 July the Global Forum on Migration and Development will take place in Berlin under the co-chairmanship of Germany. Representatives of UN member states consult and work on the drafting of a treaty that should be passed in 2018. At the same time, civil society organizations from all...

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