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Yangon Kayin Baptist Women Association

Yangon Kayin Baptist Women Association

404(A), Lower Kyimyindine Rd, Yangon, Myanmar

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+95 1 222031

+95 1 217161

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About The Yangon Karin Baptist Women Association (YKBWA) is religiously founded and socially-oriented organization which was established and legally registered i
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Mission The aims and objectives of the mission are as follows:
To protect and solve problems for marginalized women and domestic workers through legal means in cooperation with judicial, police and local authorities.

To promote the livelihood of poor family by providing vocation training courses for women family providers.

To generate women’s income through the micro enterprise with micro credit and saving scheme.

To ensure development in a holistic approach to life for the individual through spiritual nurturing, and enable them to guide family children to become good citizens.

To promote women and prevent gender-based violence, and provide victims with caring service.
Description Introduction

The Yangon Karin Baptist Women Association (YKBWA) is religiously founded and socially-oriented organization which was established and legally registered in 1858.Composed mainly of women it is responsible for the welfare and development of all the women of the areas under its influence. The Association endeavours to its almost best for the general development of women.

The YKBWA is structured with six committees Centred around the core Central Committee. The Central Committee, or Acting Committee, Comprising (9) undermentional Core members, runs YKBWA, especially for important matters and emergenices.



Organization background and Management Structure

Y.K.B.W.A is a religious and social organization founded in (1858). 315 churches in twenty one townships are represented in YKBWA membership. There are approximately (50,000) fifty thousand members of which many are from the remote areas . Ten percent of the members are in Yangon Division, sixty percent in Ayeyarwaddy Division and the remaining thirty percent scattered all over Myanmar. Seventy percent are farmers and manual laborers.

The requirements of the communities are put up through one or the other of the Committees to the Executive Committee (EC) of YKBWA. After through scrutinizing, the E.C submits the proposals to the representatives of the 15 geographical areas that make up the Board of Management which, in turn, submits them at the Annual Meetings for discussion and final approval by the committees and concerned representatives in the territorial committee.

For urgent cases and emergencies, the Central Committee holds discussions with the EC for approval and implementation. All the undertakings are reported at the biannual Mass meetings.

The Auditor, who meets the treasurer monthly, examines the respective accounts biannually to report at the annual meeting. The Co-auditor assists the auditor to report at the bi-annual meeting.

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