Stories

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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Sharing knowledge for stronger communities

6 September 2023

As part of the Climate Resilience Islands programme, communities are participating in an Indigenous knowledge leadership programme (IKLP), which has been developed to strengthen traditional practices and knowledge systems across the Pacific. The IKLP is…

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The kitchen symbolising resilience

1 September 2023

Communities in Tuvalu, with the help of the local Live & Learn team, are gathering information for their Community Resilience Profiles. As part of this process, communities draw resilience pictures, which symbolise community strengths and…

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Working together and towards long-term goals through CRI

23 August 2023

The tribe of Kavula, known locally as ‘Yavusa Kavula’, is spread across two villages, Banikea and Kavula, in which the CRI programme is being implemented. These villages are located on the second largest island of…

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Managing money the inclusive way

18 August 2023

Managing finances in an inclusive way is an important part of strengthening relationships between men and women and helping families to achieve their dreams. Representatives of Mosquito community in East Honiara participated in three days…

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Being prepared

16 August 2023

Live & Learn Solomon Islands and partners recently held a three-day workshop to train and equip community leaders with basic knowledge and skills for disaster preparedness, under the Disaster READY program. The program represents Australia’s…

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