Tag: PNG

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 ...

WASH Champs at the PNG Games

The Papua New Guinea Games is a biannual sporting event that brings together over 12,000 athletes in 22 provincial teams to compete in events that help identify new sporting talent in PNG. In November 2017 the PNG Games were held in Kimbe, West New Britain Province. Live & Learn Environmental Education and the two sanitation ...

Students speak out on menstruation in Kavieng, PNG

Over 300 students from three schools in Kavieng District spent a day together to talk about the importance of menstrual hygiene.

Action on WASH in Daru Schools

In March School leaders and teachers on the island of Daru in Western Province of PNG worked with Live & Learn PNG and Live & Learn Vanuatu to establish Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Committees, and write plans to address sanitation and hygiene issues in their schools. WASH Committees are now functioning in three schools on ...

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Talking about women and sanitation

Vulnerability to violence can have a significant impact on people’s access to adequate water, sanitation and hygiene. In both urban and rural contexts, girls and women frequently face harassment when they have to go to the toilet in the open. They may delay drinking and eating in order to wait until nightfall to relieve themselves ...

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 ...

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World Toilet Day & Community Sanitation Enterprise in the South Pacific

World Toilet Day was marked during the week of 18 November by the Community-based Sanitation Enterprises working with Live & Learn in the Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing & Innovation Program. In Kavieng, PNG, Kulangait Sanitation Enterprise and students from the project partner primary school promoted the importance of having a toilet at home in the local ...

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First Global Hand-washing Day in Daru!

Global Hand-washing Day is only eight years old and already it is celebrated by more than 200 million people around the world. In 2016 Global Hand-washing Day reached the island of Daru, capital of the remote, sparsely populated Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Live & Learn, in partnership with World Vision International, and with ...