Amplifying the voices of women

28 November 2023

When women take leadership roles in WASH, communities get a different and wider perspective, especially when it comes to topics such as menstruation. In the community of Monga, in Solomon Islands’ Western Province, the Live…

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Lessons in disaster risk management

14 November 2023

Learning about disaster risk management is vital for schools in the Solomon Islands. Through the Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP) Disaster READY program, representatives from two schools in Honiara (Saint Vincent and Coronation Christian school) have…

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Saving lives in the Solomon Islands

30 October 2023

Basic lifesaving skills, including how to provide immediate attention to a sick or injured person, are essential, especially in areas prone to natural disasters. Our Solomon Islands team has been involved in emergency training as…

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Voices from Zaira: A community standing strong for the forests and their future

24 October 2023

Customary landowners from Zaira on Lupa Vangunu are speaking out in an effort to protect the last old-growth rainforest on the island from commercial logging.  For more than a decade, logging companies have been trying…

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Bringing people and forests together

23 October 2023

The community of Dolav, in Vanuatu, is embedded in a diverse and beautiful landscape. Sitting on the west coast of Gaua island, it is rich in plant and animal life, surrounded by large tracts of…

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A greener future for the schools of Hanoi

18 October 2023

In 2021, reports showed that over 40% of the population of Hanoi were exposed to air pollution nearly 5 times higher than the World Health Organisation air quality guideline recommends. There are many ways to…

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Reducing menstruation stigma in the Solomon Islands

16 October 2023

In the Solomon Islands, Live & Learn is turning old attitudes and poor understandings of menstruation around and improving the lives of women and girls. Through the Urban Water Supply Sanitation program, implemented alongside Solomon…

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Reaching their full potential

13 October 2023

For years, Live & Learn Papua New Guinea has worked in schools across New Ireland Province to help students and teachers understand water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) behaviour. Recently, the team has stepped this work…

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Youth leaders thinking ecologically

5 October 2023

An Ecological Thinking workshop was held in Honiara, Solomon Islands in June (2023), to train youth club leaders from Honiara City Council (HCC) and the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). Seventeen HCC youth club leaders…

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