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 contribution acknowledged

WOMEN contribute so much to sustaining this country in the agricultural sector by providing most of the labour force in the subsistence economy which is the backbone of this country. The deputy Prime Minister, Douglas Ete highlighted this at Women Innovation Expo on Monday at Art Gallery on Monday. He said,yet this work is not…

SIWIBA members attend leadership training

Founder of Women International, Marga Fripp conducted an inspiring workshop on leadership for members of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) at the YWCA conference room yesterday. Her visit to Honiara inspired many women who attended her sessions that started over the weekend and SIWIBA was privileged to have Ms. Fripp to talk…

Women gears up for expo

A SPECIAL sub-committee for Women’s Innovation Expo (WIE) have met on Tuesday to finalize activities, program and checklist for the first ever women Expo. WIE is set for 23 – 27 March 2015 at the Art Gallery Ground organized by Honiara Council of Women (HCW). During the meeting, the organizing team thoroughly went through the…

Ending violence against women here

REPRESENTATIVES from the national government, UN agencies and civil society organisations gathered in Honiara yesterday to celebrate the official launch of the first phase of the UN-Solomon Islands Government Joint Programme on Eliminating Violence against Women and Girls (Joint Programme). The programme looks to leverage the combined strengths of United Nations agencies and the Government…

YWCA to hold AGM

THE YWCA of Solomon Islands’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday 26th of March . This will take place  at its conference room at Town Ground, Honiara, starting at 1.00pm YWCASI General Secretary Jenta Manu said: “This year’s AGM is a special occasion for the organization because we will be launching our…