IWAK

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 Krakow 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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New IWAK Year

Dear Ladies! The new IWAK year is just around the corner! Here is some important information for you: Your membership will be confirmed on payment of your dues by end of September (100 zlotys to be paid preferably by bank transfer to the International Women’s Association of Kraków, account no […]

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Happy Stones Kraków

Two of our IWAK ladies have launched a creative, interactive project. Find out more here and feel free to join in! Stones that make you happy. Made in our beautiful Kraków and left to find at Jordana Park. If you find one, please post a message and photo to our page […]

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IWAK Charity work and volunteering opportunities

Last year IWAK managed to hold a few successful Charity campaigns! Our Golden Charity Christmas Party brought in PLN 10,000 that was donated to the Autism Centre for their kitchen/dining renovations. Following valuable advice from our new Charity Officer Kasia Gates, the Centre approached IKEA requesting sponsorship and received a […]

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Autism Centre Handover Visit

On 19 February Kasia Gates and I, on behalf of the IWAK Committee, visited the Centre of Autism and Complex Development Disabilities for the official handover of the 10,000 PLN collected at last year’s Christmas Charity Golden Party. This closes IWAK’s second year of financial assistance to the Centre. We […]

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5 months in Kraków

In August of 2019 my family and I moved to Kraków with the expectation we would live there for three or four years. We moved into our house, unpacked our boxes, started school and jobs, and began our love affair with Poland. Sadly, it wasn’t meant to last as long as […]

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