Our Stories

  • Coconut Sector Development Project to Bring New Opportunities to I-Kiribati
    Apr 15, 2018

    Not opting for a slower pace of life during their retirement years, Tonagafiti Cross, 71, and Anglin Onario, 65, have been working tirelessly throughout Kiribati to educate their fellow citizens on the value of the coconut and how its by-products can be used to reduce poverty on the atoll islands.

  • Risk informing community development projects in Vanua Levu
    Feb 16, 2018

    Community development projects in the Northern Division of Fiji are becoming more resilient to disasters and climate change following ongoing work to risk inform community development plans.

  • Youth are the future of climate resilience
    Feb 11, 2018

    When the vulnerability of small island countries to climate change is reported in international media, it is often accompanied by images of houses and roads inundated with seawater, families standing among ruined homes, and children barefoot among wind-blown palm trees.

  • Sign language on board for equal access to services and advocating for the rights
    Nov 16, 2017

    The inclusion of sign language interpreters provided persons with hearing loss access to social, economic and legal services and highlighted equal access to justice and government services as human rights during a recent outreach at the Nausori market coordinated by the government officers and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Marriage ceremony on the mobile service delivery bus brings hope to the newlyweds
    Aug 7, 2017

    It had been longed for and came as a most welcomed surprise to Amani Rakula and Savaira Marama Rakula to be joined in civil union as husband and wife through the ‘REACH mobile service delivery’ that arrived at their remote village in Namosi province.

  • Be Empowered, Be the Change
    Jul 11, 2017

    Empowering a woman empowers a nation – this was recognized by women who were present at the recent Fiji National Women’s Expo and had the opportunity to access social, economic and legal services provided by the Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion (REACH) for Rural and Urban Fijians Project.

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