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A woman stands outside a rural school in Papua New Guinea

Period of Change: Menstrual Health Education Transforms Tapias Primary School in PNG

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024 11:49 AM

Stella Mahare, Head Mistress of Tapias Primary School, has witnessed a remarkable transformation in attitudes towards menstrual health within her school and community

Children gathered in front of a river in rural Papua New Guinea facing the camera and smiling while holding their thumbs up. Some older children at the rear are wearing palm leaf adornments on their heads.

WAVE of change: Du’ug Village’s WASH transformation

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 05:17 PM

 Children from Du'ug Village give the thumbs up to their clean and safe water supply (World Vision PNG / Abbegail Wafi)

Situated along the Pahoturi River in South Fly District...

Australia’s Ambassador for Global Health, Dr Lucas de Toca, and Ata Vagi, Pari Village Water Service Manager, standing in front of a water kiosk in Pari Village. Dr de Toca is holding a mobile phone to video their conversation and they are both smiling looking towards the camera. A raised water tank can be seen beside the water kiosk building in the background and a woman is sitting at a table below it.

Ata Vagi: Pari's pioneering water service manager

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2024 12:45 PM

In February, Dr Lucas de Toca, Australia's Ambassador for Global Health, visited Ata Vagi in Pari Village to learn about the water kiosk system (Dr Lucas de Toca)

Meet Ata...

Two partially constructed toilet shelters with corrugated iron roofs and walls painted pale pink are situated in an outdoor tropical island environment in Papua New Guinea. A beach and water can be seen in the background and some Papua New Guinean workers in high visibility vests in the foreground discussing the build.

Safe sanitation for Saposa

Posted on Thursday, November 09, 2023 01:29 PM

On a small island in the Saposa Group in northern Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, the local school consistently faced challenges in providing adequate toilet facilities for...

A nun claps as she looks towards the camera and streamers are cut at the opening of new facilities at a healthcare setting in rural Papua New Guinea. Behind her, projet details are pinned on a notice board.

Ensuring clean hands are within reach for healthy healthcare facilities in PNG

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 09:56 AM

Sister Anna celebrates the official opening of new water, sanitation and hygiene facilities at Boikin Healthcare Facility (WaterAid Wewak team / Issac Thomas) 

“ … Water hasn’t...

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