SIWIBA “Start and Grow” Business Training

A three-day business training on “Start and Grow Your Business” kicked off yesterday for SIWIBA members at the SIWIBA Business Development Center, Room 48, NPF Plaza. The “Start and Grow Your Business” training includes the basics of business to get members well equipped before venturing into serious business. The aim of the training is to…

Cake & Fashion honours mothers

CAKE & Fashion Company Ltd on Saturday night celebrated mothers day as part of acknowledging its female customers. The celebration took place at the company’s head office, Mbokona, Central Honiara. During the celebration a draw was held for all the customers to win a mothers day cake. Three lucky mothers namely; Alicia Kenilorea, Cathy Sevese…

Life skills training for women

A FIVE days life skills training for women and girls organised by Green Tourism Solomon Islands Ltd starts this morning at Halavo village  in Ngella,Central Island Province. Managing Director of Green Tourism Solomon Island Ltd, Michael Tokuru told Solomon Star yesterday. The life skills training was made possible by the South Pacific Tourism Organization (SPTO)…

Market vendors working collectively to bring about positive change at Honiara Central Market

Market vendors from the Honiara Central Market Vendors’ Association (HCMVA) will work together to make the Honiara Central Market a safe, healthy and economically conducive workplace for all by strengthening communication with Market Management, representing market vendors’ needs and interests and identifying opportunities for market vendors to learn and develop new skills. The market vendors…

Noni oil supports family

ART Gallery in Honiara is busy this week with the hosting of the youth market. A number of youths and people are taking the opportunity to sell and promote their products. One of the mothers who also took the opportunity to promote her product is Hannah Akquilla, 44 from Kakara village in West Kwarae’e. At…

Women here participate in Nadi forum

Two Solomon Islands women participated in a round-table community Radio discussion in Nadi, Fiji, last week. The discussions centred on various sustainable development goals. Stella from Voice Blo Mere and Sr. Sesilia Sala, Director of Catholic Communication, were the voice for the women of the Solomon Islands through the work they do in their respective…

SIWIBA’s new board appointed

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) has new elected its board to lead the group for the next two years. The appointments were made yesterday during the 4th annual general meeting (AGM) yesterday. A statement from SIWIBA said, three quarter of the members voted into the board are returning officers from the previous…

Kim’s tale of teaching

Service + Sacrifice = Success IN 2005, an energetic and happy woman came to Guadalcanal with a group of Australian secondary students from Brisbane to experience going on a Christian mission. While she was in Namoraoni, she was asked to teach a group of village women to read. This experience showed her how much the…

Women’s told to utilise skills for generating income

THIRTY ONE (31) women from Taro in Choiseul Province and Kariki Islands in Shortland, Western Province are being told to utilise their skills in income generating activities. Managing Director of Green Tourism Solomon Islands Limited (GTSIL) Michael Tokuru highlighted this during the closing of a week-long high impact tourism training conducted in Taro last Friday.…