SIWIBA supported three of our members to be recruited for APTC training in Fiji and Samoa for first six months of this year. Unfortunately, the one studying in Samoa was unable to complete her studies due to being sick being pregnant and has to return home. However, APTC has given her the opportunity to complete her studies in 2019.
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WOW FESTIVAL 6 - 8 April 2018 FEEDBACK WOMEN OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL celebrating the women of the Commonwealth.
SIWIBA as an organization represented in such event internationally is an opportunity where people know about SIWIBA and what SIWIBA is doing as well as the difference and positive impact do in the lives of women and their families in terms of financial affordability.
This activity was also an opportunity for SIWIBA members to sell products and therefore contributes to vending opportunities.
Our members always look forward to tourist boats visits in Solomon Islands. On 22 February 2018, the cruise ship Ocean Dreams berthed at the international wharf in Honiara. Eleven members displayed their arts and crafts products at the wharf for this visit.
A total of 24 women in the informal sector. The mentoring session was coordinated by Mrs. Lynnette Dawheya of the Ministry of commerce. This was a mile stone mentoring for members of SIWIBA in the informal sector.
The meeting yesterday focused on matters from the previous general meeting, Mere’s Market and Mini Trade Fair update. Guest speaker was representative of the Australian High Commission, Ms. Louise Scot who spoke on the importance of funding support to SIWIBA and way forward for the association.