Our Stories

  • Developing her market business with smile and learning
    Aug 25, 2015

    Under a blue tarpaulin shade put up at the temporary market space next to the bus terminal in Lautoka, stalls selling vegetables, fruits, root crops, market vendors were slowly starting another busy day.

  • Strengthening resilience of market vendors through Continuing Market Business Education
    Aug 25, 2015

    The Nadi market was under water when twin floods devastated the Western part of Fiji in early 2012, followed by the Cyclone Evan hit the same area in December.

  • Strengthen market vendors to strengthen society
    Jun 1, 2015

    Litiana’s application for a stall inside the Labasa market has just been approved. She is having her own stall to sell yagona at Labasa municipal market and was so excited when she heard about a training for market vendors from her sister-in-law.

  • Continued learning allows for market business to expand
    May 27, 2015

    Experiencing all sorts of ups and down in working at her stall in Suva municipal market for over 25 years, Shobna Verma has acquired skills and knowledge to carry out her poultry business.

  • Market vendors in Fiji to benefit from financial and business training
    Oct 20, 2014

    More market vendors across the country in Suva, Nausori, Sigatoka, Nadi, Namaka, Lautoka, Ba, Tavua, Rakiraki, and Labasa, will now have the opportunity to be trained in financial literacy and business education training, following an agreement signed between Westpac Banking Corporation (Fiji) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Nauru Entrepreneurship Development Programme
    Aug 11, 2014

    The objective of the Nauru Entrepreneurship Development Programme was to build and strengthen the entrepreneurial capacity of Nauruans to confidently engage in individual enterprises that will provide a sustainable livelihood to those who are currently unemployed or underemployed. Particular focus was given to empowering women and young people to engage in work and self-employment.

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