Tag: Papua New Guinea

Toilet construction training in Kimbe, PNG

Two youth members of the Dagi Community-based Sanitation Enterprise expressed gratitude for the skills and new innovative ideas they learned during the recent toilet construction training with Dagi Community Sanitation Enterprise in Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. At the end of the training Greg Aisim said: “We’re now empowered with new skills and technical know-how. We ...

A new toilet using recycled materials

Frank Mackson is a retired teacher who lives in Dagi community in Kimbe. His pit toilet was almost full and he needed a new toilet. Live & Learn has been working with community members in Dagi to establish a community-based sanitation enterprise. Frank was aware of the enterprise and had also read a copy of ...

WASH a priority for New Ireland Forum

The Live & Learn Kavieng Sanitation Marketing team organised the New Ireland Province WASH Field Day on 22nd September. This was a public event, with displays held by the Kulangit Community-based Sanitation Enterprise and a number of organisations working in in the WASH sector, along with speeches and performances. The vibrant combination of private sector, ...

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Sanitation Park for Kavieng School

At the end of September Maiom Primary School in Kavieng officially opened its School Sanitation Park. The park consists of a toilet block with six toilets, three shower rooms and one laundry area, and four separate VIP toilets. All these toilet facilities also have basins for washing hands with soap. The Sanitation Park serves two purposes - ...

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Working together to improve school sanitation

Each partner country in the Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing & Innovation Project continues to work with the pilot schools that are part of the project WASH in Schools component. In Solomon Islands Operation and Maintenance training for toilet facilities was conducted with the school teachers and the WASH committee, including gender and social inclusion games ...

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First toilets sold in Kavieng!

The first Community-based Sanitation Enterprise developed through the Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing & Innovation Program has been opened in Kulangit Village in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea. New Ireland Governor, and former PNG Prime Minister, Sir Julius Chan opened the Kulangit Sanitation Park and inspected the sample toilet designs. Toilet designs included flush toilets with hand-washing ...

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Students lead out in Menstrual Hygiene Day

Student-led presentations and the launch of a special flag were highlights of Menstrual Hygiene Day celebrations during June at the WPSMIP partner primary school in Kavieng, PNG. Three classrooms at the school were setup with awareness and information posters about Menstrual Hygiene. Each of the classrooms featured presentations about menstrual hygiene from the students. Parents ...

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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2015

Today, May 28th 2015 marks the second annual Menstrual Hygiene Day.  This day is aimed at raising awareness of the difficulties that many women and girls face during and as a result of their period, and recognising the positive solutions to addressing these issues. Live & Learn's Papua New Guinea WASH Team celebrated Menstrual Hygiene ...

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New Ireland Sanitation Marketing Workshop

Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, 24th March Live & Learn with Provincial Government leaders, Kavieng Urban Local  Government staff, Schools and community members, signed an MoU to form the Kavieng Urban WASH Committee. This is a part of Live & Learn's Pacific WASH program, designed to improve access to non-subsidised improved sanitation for people of all ...