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A group of women from Papua New Guinea are seated around a table in a shared space, you can see lush tropical plants out the open windows behind them. There are older style sewing machines and materials to make reusable pads on the large table they are seated around.

Sewing seeds of change in Papua New Guinea

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 02:58 PM

These women from Savon community, Kunua in Papua New Guinea are taking part in a sewing practical - learning how to sew reusable pads and learning about and discussing...

Community members in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, sit cross-legged in a circle on a sandy outdoor area surrounded by palm trees as they participate in a gender WASH monitoring activity

Women at the forefront of inclusive WASH transformation in PNG

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 05:35 PM

In Papua New Guinea, Plan International Australia’s Gender WASH Monitoring Tool is having a positive impact on community mindsets after being implemented by Live and Learn...

Two men and a woman with a visual impairment sit at a table with a small model of toilet facilities sitting o the table. The woman, Lucy is using the model to provide input on the design

Changing mindsets in Papua New Guinea through disability-inclusive WASH

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 04:54 PM

The WaterAid Infrastructure team (Nagasi and Michael) built a model of WASH facilities, so Lucy who has a vision impairment could feel the design and provide technical...

Three Papua New Guineans are standing next to some concrete latrine materials in a sunny island environment

Critical Connections: Enhancing Resilient WASH in the Islands Region of PNG

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022 10:18 AM

Participants of the New Ireland Community Plumbing Workshop. The workshops involved both female and male participants through 19 three-day workshops across New Ireland...

Tanum WASH Committees doing their WASH Improvement Plans in North Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

Engaging communities on climate resilient water management and WASH in Papua New Guinea

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 11:03 AM

Members of Tanum WASH Committees work on their WASH Improvement Plans (Plan International PNG)


This Water, WASH & Climate story was authored by Ishmael...

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