Branch donations are used to assist with the Association’s international work, which is carried out mainly through the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) – CWA of WA is affiliated with ACWW. Members donate their small change to build up the international working fund – ‘Pennies for Friendship’.
Each year an International Co-ordinator is elected, and her role is to encourage international understanding within the Association by:
- Promoting the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW), especially the South Pacific Area.
- Reporting to each issue of the Countrywoman on a regular basis.
- Facilitating a new Country of Study each year.
- Mounting promotion displays as required.
- Facilitating direct donations of goods and funds to specific overseas projects.
For 2019-2020 the International Co-ordinator is Helen Rohrlach from Beverley Branch. The Country of Study this year is JAPAN