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Leading community to be more resilient to future disasters

The long beans Iva Vakacegu planted a month ago are spiraling up along many tall wooden sticks and she is getting ready for another harvest. At other corners of the farm, there are other women, men boys and girls weeding around cabbages, tomatoes, cucumbers and watermelons, all growing on 1.5 acres more

Lena's story as she struggles to meet the rise in the cost of living

Lena is a 34-year-old woman who is struggling to make ends meet with her three children, 15-year-old Jessica, 13-year-old Mary and nine-year-old Sammy.  Living on the outskirts of Honiara, in Solomon Islands, Lena has been the sole bread winner in her family after her husband left her for anothmore

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Life changing water pipes

"I always feel tears coming, when I talk about this project. We are very happy, because people now can go out on their doorsteps and turn on the taps to get water. Some of us even have a shower," says Chief Esau of Ekipe village on North Efate island in Vanuatu. Ekipe village has gone thrmore

Nahue - preserving local tradition

"Without the mangroves we cannot produce salt,” says 72 year old Tai Butani. She is the only person left in the Tikina Wai region who knows how to produce salt by using salt pounds in a way that has been in the village tradition for generations. With funding assistance through the United Natiomore

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New jobs bring hope to the people of Nauru

More than 260 Nauruans have been able to increase their income and improve the livelihoods of their families after knocking on the doors of the Enterprise Resource Centre. The Enterprise Resource Centre has assisted many Nauruans who have accessed the Centre’s services including financial literacy tmore