Tag: PNG

Beekeeping: a buzzing business in PNG

Several years ago Kelly Inae came up with the idea of “Mountain Honey”, a honey making business to help farmers in rural areas by training them as beekeepers. Yet, despite his best intentions, he soon realised it wasn’t possible to do it all for free.

GROWing a better future in Papua New Guinea

Last month, Oxfam launched its GROW campaign in Papua New Guinea and released two new short films that show how local activities in the Highlands are changing lives for the better. GROW is Oxfam’s global campaign to fix the broken food system. Around the world today, one in eight people go to bed hungry. By […]

From literacy to equality

Literacy enlightens, empowers, inspires and increases a woman’s ability to earn a living. The more she learns, the better she’ll understand her rights — and the more likely she’ll be to speak up for herself. This is precisely the aim of the Yehimbole Literacy Project (YLP), a new community-led adult literacy program recently established in […]

Bucket hygiene kits saving lives in PNG

Hygiene Promotion Coordinator, Krissy Nicholson, talks about Oxfam’s distribution of bucket hygiene kits, in the East Sepik region of Papua New Guinea (PNG). The kits are a simple and inexpensive solution that are helping to save lives, in the face of a cholera outbreak in the region.

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