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How to build a bakery: A young entrepreneur’s approach

Some successful businesses begin with extensive training and experience. Some start with a sandwich. Wendy Maeobia is a young entrepreneur who went from marketing sandwiches and pineapple pie to…  


REACH-ing out for rights and services

An unexpected visit sparked a glimmer of hope during a dark time in Arihi’s life. She is now an empowered survivor of domestic violence who knows her rights and how to access financial and legal…  


Keeping the Tradition Alive

As part of the national celebrations to mark Environment Week and World Biodiversity Day, the women of Funafuti in Tuvalu, gather to show the youth why their recipes and traditional food are still…  


Global Green Climate Fund pours US$18.6 million towards water resilience in the Marshall Islands

The Green Climate Fund has today approved US$18.6 million in financing to the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), supporting the low-lying atoll nation in adapting to increasing climate risks,…  


How do women feel the effects of corruption?

Roadside betel nut stalls. Sago palm kitchens. Social media. ATM queues. You can find someone ready to discuss corruption in most places across Solomon Islands. The conversations show that people are…  


‘REACH’ Mobile Service Delivery – Taking Stock for Future

Seventeen communities in the Kingdom of Tonga have benefited from the Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion community outreach program that reaches those farthest behind.  


Climate Action Pacific Partnership 2019 Statement: Pacific Talanoa on Progressing the Gender Action Plan

I am pleased to be here today to share some thoughts on the implementation of the Gender Action Plan. Gender equality and women’s empowerment is a prerequisite to effective conservation, climate…  


Justice Support Services Grants Assist CSOs to Empower People

When Monika saw her child fall sick, but nothing was found to be medically wrong, she realized that her illness was probably caused by deeper psychosocial issues which involved the way she and her…  


Communities able to access services under REACH project

The legal advice Faiilagi Sofe received for her business was more than just a time-saving solution, it was also moral support for her as a young entrepreneur to pursue her business plan with…  


Start to Finish Tracker Taveuni Outreach

We are thankful that through the REACH project, we were able to introduce the ‘Start to Finish’ service tracker to allow citizens to use a mobile application and web portal platform to collaborate…  

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