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IWAK Charity October Update

IWAK is thrilled to share the news that we have allocated the remaining funds generously donated to us to help Ukrainians in the face of war to purchasing two pairs of excellent quality winter boots for soldiers, and making a cash donation towards the endless needs of the Refugee Point […]

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Nowa Huta Tour

Nowa Huta, which literally means “New Steelworks”, was founded in 1949 just to the east of Kraków. It was built as a brand new town to accommodate almost 40,000 steel workers and their families in the most ambitious project of urban planning in post-war Poland. At the heart of this […]

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IWAK Memories

My phone beeps with Facebook messages. One of them is from the IWAK’s Walking Group. The group plans a walking meeting and coffee afterwards somewhere in one of the crackingly cosy Kraków cafés. Familiar faces will be attending. There seems to be also one new member, whom I have not […]

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2021/2022 IWAK Events Overview

Looking back on the IWAK year we are energised and filled with pride! Starting small after two years of pandemic disruptions, we are growing steadily as a community and despite the challenges, have managed a year full of all types of interesting, fun, and even crazy events and outings! All […]

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2021/2022 IWAK Charity Overview

This has been an extraordinary year for us with charitable and volunteering activities. Despite always being part of IWAK’s mission, the past 4 months have seen our charity work become an integral and prominent part of our planning and co-ordinating activities, since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine. However, […]

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IWAK in support of the “Hotel to Housing Project” by The Worship Center

Your IWAK Committee has put a lot of time, thought and research into how we can best consolidate the power of our collective communities in order to make a focused, direct and significant impact for the betterment of the lives of the displaced people fleeing the war in Ukraine. We […]

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Ye Olde Charity Christmas Banquet

In the full spirit of the festive season, IWAK’s Ye Olde Charity Christmas Banquet took place at Jarema Restaurant, a 40 year old Kraków gem. We welcomed 30 guests in this stylish venue, for a four course traditional Polish Christmas feast and the food, drinks and conversations flowed. With our […]

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2 Reasons To Travel In Low Season

How many times during the entire year have you thought about relaxing on a sunny beach, then patiently wait for the summer holidays to do so? Unfortunately, July and August, being high seasons months almost everywhere in the world, bring – together with hot, sunny days – lots of crowded […]

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IWAK Pandemic Overview – 2020/21

Needless to say, the last IWAK year, and the end of the previous one, have been a challenge! A social organisation based on organising regular events and activities for our members, we were suddenly forced indoors often with Zoom as our only option… no more regular coffee mornings, parties, museum […]

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IWAK Charity update

This year IWAK has been supporting the Centrum Praw Kobiet (Women’s Rights Centre) with financial and in-kind donations! THANKS go to all of our members who have generously donated too many items to mention! These include bedding, clothes, baby furniture, cleaning products and cosmetics, kitchen goods, irons, kettle, laptop, and many more, to […]

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