Environment

Rural Women Empowered through WASH Bottleneck Analysis Training

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BY JOHN HOUANIHAU THE Ahetaha Water Conservation successfully completed training on Village and Community WASH Bottleneck Analysis Manual for 12 communities from 26th to 27th December 2022. About 27 participants or representatives from Foulofo, Waima’aka, Kanata,...

Climate Change Activist Ms. Habu Takes Lead to Raise Pacific Youths Voice at the...

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BY JOY OFASIA SOLOMON Islands Climate Change Advocator Ms. Gladys Habu has demanded global decision-makers at the 7th Global National Adaptation Plan Conference to recognize the work of Pasifika youths in their fight against the...

School Student Says Plastic Pollution is an Issue of Serious Concern

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BY JOY OFASIA PLASTIC pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues and a problem in the Solomon Islands. Bethlyn Kelly, 18, like many other youths in the country, sees plastic pollution as a...

Tuvaruhu’s Girls Club Takes Lead to Address Social Issues in Their Community

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BY JOY OFASIA RESILIENCE, Innovation, and Social Change Girls Club which consists of young girls based in the Tuvaruhu community, Central Honiara are now taking lead in addressing social, economic, and environmental issues in their...

Sepi Women in Isabel Launches Milestone Fisheries Initiative Programme

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BY JOY OFASIA SEPI women in Sepi village, West Bugotu, Isabel province launched their Fisheries Initiative Programme last weekend in Sepi village. The programme aims to improve the quality and supply of fresh fish and other...

Tuvaruhu Girls Recycling Plastic Bottles into Bricks

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BY JOHN HOUANIHAU RESILIENCE, Innovation and Social Change Girls Club which consists of young girls based in the Tuvaruhu community, Central Honiara are cleaning the environment by recycling plastic bottles into bricks and pavers. Tonnes of...

When the Sea Water Comes in: Sea Level Rise and COVID Impact on Nusa...

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BY KHAMA LINCOLNGIZO BASED ISLES MEDIA FREELANCE REPORTER WOMEN of the improvised coastline village of Nusa Baruku, in Gizo Western Solomons speaks of ongoing hardship they’re facing due to impact of Sea level rise as...

Passion in Landscaping: Mother of 5 Enjoys Career as Gardener and Cleaner

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BY JOY OFASIA Madalyn Flora is a gardener and cleaner at the Doma Cove Home Stay located in the Northwest Guadalcanal region. As a single mother to five children, it is her passion in doing landscaping. Her...

Woman Sees Water and Sanitation as a Main Issue in Her Community

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BY JOY OFASIA THE Impact of poor water and sanitation is a burden to women who experience this daily issue collecting water from water sources and carrying water home from far distances. Lucia Tungi from Vura...

Women Seaweed Vendors Making Ends Meet At Gizo Market

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BY KHAMA LINCOLN in Gizo A CLASS four student, Rose Kiko, 13, and Elderly Mother, Freda Kamikera are seaweed (sea grapes) farmers from Kongulavata, west of Gizo Island in the Western Solomons. A few days ago,...