Tag: Live & Learn PNG

Extending Sanitation Marketing to Fatmilak Village, PNG

BY PATRICK TOPITAL Live & Learn PNG in Kavieng, New Ireland Province, have extended the reach of Sanitation Marketing to more communities, with activities commencing in Fatmilak Village in Tikana Local Level Government area. Using the sanitation marketing model established through the Australian government Civil Society Organisation, Live & Learn PNG have helped set up the ...

Toilet sales ongoing

Sanitation Enterprises established through the DFAT-funded Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing & Innovation continue to sell toilets. In Port Vila, Vanuatu SAMAPETA and Taburah sanitation enterprises are constructing different types of toilets for customers in Blacksand and Erakor Half Road communities, ranging from Ventilated Improved Pit latrines to fully plumbed stand-alone bathrooms. Customers are paying upfront ...

Market Mama’s learn about preparing safe food for schools

As part of hygiene promotion training Live & Learn conducted a two-day “Food Handlers Training” with 14 participants - three hygiene teachers, 10 Market Mamas and 1 Market Papa. Market Mama’s are women who make and sell food to students in schools partnering with Live & Learns’ WASH in Schools program in Daru, Western Province, ...

New song for World Water Day – PNG

World Water Day 2018 was a big day in Kavieng, New Ireland - Papua New Guinea. All five schools working with Live & Learn in the WASH in Schools program participated, with a combined march from the beachside market up into a special presentation site in town. The different schools prepared speeches, debates and made ...

World Water Day marked by 5 schools in Daru, PNG

An energetic March for World Water Day was held in Daru, Western Province, PNG, with strong attendance from all five partner schools working in the WASH in Schools program, the District Education Office, local Police and PNG Water.  Live & Learn’s Arts for Advocacy approach was used to guide the crafting of posters and songs ...

Toilets made from natural materials in New Ireland

Toilets built from components purchased from hardware shops can be very expensive for families to purchase. TopWan community-based sanitation enterprise in Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, used one of their construction training sessions to develop Ventilated Improved Pit Toilet components that use local natural materials. Bamboo is woven together to make a toilet building, ...

TopWan New Ireland uses World Toilet Day to open new school toilets and increase sales

  More than 700 people and students participated in a World Toilet Day 2017 special event hosted by TopWan New Ireland. TopWan New Ireland is the sanitation enterprise established with the support of Live & Learn in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. A large street parade marched through town and also included the launch of ...

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Disability Inclusive Development Forum, Kimbe PNG

On 27th April – 1st May 2015 the Disability Desk under the Division of Community Development, in collaboration with the Disability Management Committee and the West New Britain Provincial Disabled Persons Organisation, staged the West New Britain Province Disability Inclusive Development Forum. People with a disability (PWD) are one of the most vulnerable groups in ...