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Twenty out of twenty-four women graduated from the 12 week training and work experience programme, Salamasina-Tausala o Samoa this month. The attendance of Samoa’s Prime Minister Hon.Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi at the graduation ceremony was not only a highlight for the participants, but also shows something of the esteem in which the programme is held.
Business Mentor George Spiers, from Hawkes Bay, is coaching Anne Timi, Managing Director of Mijoan Limited in Hohola, Port Moresby, to grow her two year old company in PNG.
Innovation underpins New Zealand’s international development support. To encourage the next generation of New Zealand innovators to bring fresh ideas to development, the New Zealand Aid Programme sponsors an award as part of the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES), for an enterprise that addresses a development issue.
Representatives from New Zealand NGOs and international humanitarian agencies including Caritas, ChildFund, World Vision, ADRA, SurfAid, TEAR Fund, CWS, Red Cross and UNICEF, joined staff from the Council for International Development (CID), MCDEM, MFAT and NZ Police for a two day intensive training workshop in Wellington this month.
Six adults and two children are making good recoveries following life-saving heart surgeries in Auckland last week, thanks to a medical treatment scheme (MTS) administered by Health Specialists Ltd and funded by the New Zealand Aid programme.
One of the New Zealand Aid programme’s close partners, Volunteer service Abroad (VSA) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
Recognised seasonal (RSE) workers from Tonga who are employed in New Zealand at Compass Fruit, spent two hours with a positive parenting specialist in Nelson recently as part of their Vakameasina course.
The New Zealand High Commissioner to Samoa, Nick Hurley, and the Pacific Director for the New Zealand Aid Programme, Barbara Williams, passed across a cheque for SAT $1.6 million to Hon Faumuina Tiatia Liuga, Minister of Finance on