Kawthulei is a plugin designed to make using Karen text on a wordpress site more reliable accross various browsers and platforms.
The Karen people are an ethnic group in Thailand and Myanmar, and are the second largest ethnic group in Myanmar. Most estimates place their population around 5 million.
"Kawthulei" is the name the Karens have traditionally call their homeland. The word has been variously translated, but one translation is "Green land" or "Lush land" ("Thulei" is the name of an delicious green edible plant that grows in aboundance there).
There are a number of Karen tribes in Thailand and Myanmar speaking several dialects of the Karenic language group. Two of those tribes are Sgaw and Pwo.
The four main problems that a Karen speaker must overcome to use her language on a computer are:
You can go to the (kanyawtech.org) wiki site, and learn how you can contribute there.