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Girls Wholeness SI Completes Reflection Program

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BY JOY OFASIA THE members of the Girls Wholeness Solomon Islands, a local non-profit organization, held a two-day reflection program over the weekend at the Guadalcanal Women Resource Center at Henderson, east of Honiara.  The program...

Alert for Honiara Residents: Be Aware of Online Scammers

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BY JOY OFASIA A local woman Honiara resident has been targeted and exploited by an online scammer, using various tactics to deceive her into giving away her personal bank account and money. Margaret Bunabo, a victim...

Pacific Community’s Mary Alalo Advocates for Water Security Resilience

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BY JOY OFASIA MARY Alalo, the Water Security Engagement Lead at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, has been an advocate for water security resilience in the Pacific Community and is making waves in the...

Family Support Centre Conducts GBV Training in Gizo

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THE Family Support Centre (FSC) Senior Management Team is delighted to have conduct a 5 days of intensive Training of Trainers (ToT) on the Gender Base Violence Facilitator’s manual. The ToT was attended by four...

World-Wide Mothers Union President Honored Visit to the ACOM

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BY JOY OFASIA THE Mothers Union of the Anglican Church of Melanesia extended a cordial welcome to Mrs. Sheran Harper, President of the World-Wide Mothers Union, and Mrs. Jeanette Lawrence, Regional Development Coordinator, on Wednesday. World-Wide...

Female Mechanic Overcomes Challenges in Male-Dominant Industry

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BY JOY OFASIA A third-year lines mechanic, Lisa Warakohia of Malaita province, took her passion for electrical maintenance and repairs and turned it into a career in a high-demand professional trade with Solomon Power. “Why I...

Female Lines Mechanic Calls for More Women to Join the Profession

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BY JOY OFASIA MARY Sau is one of the female line mechanics in a heavily male-dominated electrical trade industry in the Solomon Islands. According to Mary, when line mechanics were initially introduced by Solomon Power in...

Solomon Water Celebrates Mother’s Day with Customers

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IN celebration of Mother's Day this year, Solomon Water launched a special promotion to honor and appreciate our customers. As part of this initiative, ten lucky mothers were surprised with gift packs and Solomon...

Women Turn Sea Grapes into Sustainable Beauty Products

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IN a groundbreaking initiative, women from four communities in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands have launched a new line of body lotion and soap made from sustainably harvested sea grapes. This project,...

Construction Set to Begin at Naha Birthing Center

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CONSTRUCTION of the new SBD250m/AUD45m Naha Birthing and Urban Health Centre in East Honiara has officially commenced.  Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. Richard Marles MP, was joined by Solomon Islands Minister for Health and...