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  • Innovative mobile microinsurance providing crucial safety net for Papua New Guineans
    Jun 16, 2016

    A simple text message is all it takes for a Papua New Guinea citizen to sign up to affordable, new microinsurance products providing a crucial safety net for families. These new microinsurance products have managed to do away with the usual lengthy paperwork processes, preliminary health checks and identification associated with some traditional insurance products.

  • The Markets for Change - Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Project
    Jun 8, 2016

    The Markets for Change project is a six-year, multi-country initiative that aims to ensure marketplaces in rural and urban areas of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

  • The Markets for Change - Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Project
    Jun 8, 2016

    The Markets for Change project is a six-year, multi-country initiative that aims to ensure marketplaces in rural and urban areas of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

  • The Markets for Change Project - Solomon Islands
    Jun 8, 2016

    The Markets for Change project is a six-year, multi-country initiative that aims to ensure marketplaces in rural and urban areas of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

  • The Markets for Change - Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Project
    Jun 8, 2016

    The Markets for Change project is a six-year, multi-country initiative that aims to ensure marketplaces in rural and urban areas of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

  • Loan provides energy for homes in the Solomon Islands
    Jun 6, 2016

    Single mother and sole bread winner Mary Pako received solar lighting in her home for the first time last year. The 45-year-old, who lives in a remote village of Tenarau in the Guadalcanal province of the Solomon Islands is a client of the South Pacific Business Development Solar Lighting Loan.

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