The importance of saving highlighted

THE importance of saving the very little money you have has been highlighted during the international literacy celebration day in Honiara at Art gallery on Tuesday. Head and founder of Rokotanikeni women savings club Dr Alice Pollard said, they do a lot of work for women and children on how to do their savings. “We…

SIWIBA meets PM

MEMBERS of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) formally introduced the association and some of its immediate and future plans to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. This was done during a courtesy call to Mr Sogavare on Friday. SIWIBA President, Dalcy Tekulu who led the delegation while formally introducing the association highlighted their strategic…

Sick patients get help

Sick patients of Tangarare mini Hospital were glad to receive goods from the Catholic women of Kukum Parish in the Archdioceses of Honiara last weekend. Kukum Catholic women’s group last weekend presented the mixed goods to sick patients of Tangarare mini Hospital. The goods presented include a 20kg Sol rice, 12 tins of Solomon blue…

Creativity showcased at expo

THE first day of the Women’s Innovation Expo on Tuesday has seen quiet a large number of talented local women showcasing their products. One of which is the, Arial Seeds with their modified flip-flops with beads braced onto its belts.    Speaking to this paper yesterday, a member of the skilful and creative women’s group decided…

Women’s innovation expo underway

THE THIRD Honiara Council of Women (HCW) innovative expo for 2015 since its establishment early this year is currently underway at the National Art Gallery grounds. Tuesday’s official opening has seen various women groups and individuals living in Honiara, showcasing their products, as well as providing reliable services that the populace of Honiara can explore.…

Participants commend EVAWG training

PARTICIPANTS that attended the five days Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) said that the training was really helpful. A workshop on Primary Prevention in the Pacific was held at the CYP Leaf Hut, Panatina Campus last week and ended on Thursday. It was a UN – SIG Joint Initiative working to end violence…

Women’s expo is back

The Women’s  Innovative Expo is on again today at the National Art Gallery with an official opening set for 11am, Tuesday morning. The programme which is organized by the Honiara Council of Women is set to roll again for the third time this year. The first Women’s Innovative Expo was held early this year on…