Straps recycled into bags

A group of Solomon women are collecting strapping and wrappings to turn them to good use. In our modern world the wrappings and materials used to protect imported goods is quickly discarded and often becomes a source of littler. This material although widely considered waste is strong, waterproof and durable, features that are positive when…

Teku goes Rapid

Joining the highly trained team is a rewarding experience Who says women cannot join the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) highly-trained Rapid Response Team (RRT)? If you are, think again! Because Gorethy Teku has proven you wrong. After just seven years with the force, Teku, of Malaita and Makira parentage, is now a member…

Villagers renovate church

Members of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) at Bina, west Kwaio, Malaita, have begun renovating church building. The church was built in the early 1950s and has run down over the years. Church chairman Silvanus Ramo said wear and tear, as well as white ants, have had their share of the building, resulting in…

Susulangi Church dedication

The little known community of Susulangi, in West Kwara’ae had its new church building blessed and dedicated on Sunday 5th October 2014. Fr. Vaioleti Tuione, Priest of Dala Parish, accompanied by a media officer of the Catholic Diocese of Auki, visited the community last week for the inauguration of the Church building there. Surrounding settlements…