Young leaders leave for Myanmar

TWO members of the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) in Honiara will leave for Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday. Clarine Toki and Betty Sam will be in Myanmar for a week, attending an Asia-Pacific regional training for young women leaders. “Young Women Lead Change” was the theme of the training. Ms Toki said they are happy to…

Parental training ends in Malaita

A six days training workshop on positive parenting was recently conducted at Buma village in Malaita. The workshop was held from 25th May to 1st June and was attended by 23 participants from Buma village and surrounding communities within Arekwa region of the Diocese of Malaita. The workshop was organized by the Provincial Mothers Union…

At 77, Aqorau gets her MBE

She may be 77, but Angeline Merle Aqorau displayed the stamina she possessed when she rose to receive her Queen’s Birthday award from acting Governor General Ajilon Nasiu on Friday at Lawson Tama. Mrs Aqorau was a recipient of the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) award, announced at last year’s Queen’s…

SIWIBA conducts nomination awareness

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) is currently conducting the third session on nomination awareness for its financial members. This awareness program is geared towards the upcoming 2016 Women in Business Awards that will take place on Saturday 9th July 2016. The event will see awardees in the categories of Woman in Business…

Women learn piggery management

MEMBERS of the Rokotanikeni women association of Kiu and Uhu in South Malaita have undergone a training on small piggery management. The training was facilitated by Kastom Gaden Association (KGA) poultry and livestock technician Peter Haio last week. This was part of Rokotanikeni women Association together with kastom Gaden Association (KGA) to improve piggery farmers’…