Noro hosts SSEC women convention

The South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) regional womens convention opens today in Noro, Western province. Honiara, Central and Western region of the SSEC church are hosting this year’s regional seminar. More than 300 women from Western, Choiseul, Malaita, Guadalcanal and Honiara  are attending the regional convention meeting which aims to bring women from different regions…

Vanuatu women here for convention

About ten (10) female members from the Baptist Church in Port Vila, Vanuatu are in the country to attend a South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) women’s regional convention in Noro, Western province. The ladies arrived on Sunday from Vanuatu and headed down straight for Noro onboard MV Fair Glory. The convention will open today. Honiara…

Rural women to benefit from micro-loan

Women of Gizo and surrounding communities in the Western prpvince will benefit from a Revolving Fund that was officially launched in Gizo last week. Director of WWF Australia made the announcement last Friday during the launching celebration of the Women Saving Club. Seven zones of women within Gizo Environment Livelihood Conservation Association (GELCA) and Nusatuva…

Gizo women celebrate in style

Women in Gizo, Western province have celebrated their historic six month old saving club last Friday in the township. With more than 500 members, the serving club has so far managed to save $84,780.14. More than 300 women consisting of seven zones within the community turned up for the celebration which featured speeches and entertainment.…

New rep for Malaita rural women’s group

VERONICA Mamau has been appointed as the new representative for the Malaita rural women’s association (MRWA). The MRWA works closely with the Malaita provincial government’s women’s division in designing and caring out programs which encouraged women empowerment throughout the entire province. Ms Mamau’s appointment came shortly after the recently held basic cooking and management training…

Women completes basic cooking training

SIXTEEN women last week graduated with certificates in basic cooking and business management. This was after they had successfully completed a three day basic cooking and management training organized by the Malaita provincial government for rural based business entrepreneurs. Speaking at the graduation of the sixteen, organizer and Malaita provincial women’s officer, Clara Rikimani called…

Economic empowerment for Gizo women

Women on Gizo Island, Western province are in a better position to improve their economic status following the set-up of a women’s saving scheme in the Gizo township. Established in November of last year, the Gizo Environment Livelihood Governance Association (GELCA) women’s saving club was developed as the micro-finance component of the Inshore Fish Aggregating…

SSEC women’s convention set

THE SOUTH Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) women will hold a four-day convention in Noro, Western Province towards end of this month. The convention is organised every two years and this year, the West Association is hosting the event. “The convention will start on June 26th to 29th,” SSCE national women’s coordinator Leah Keni said. She…