Stories

Woman and man with hygiene kit for Cyclone Harold response

Responding with Care to Cyclone Harold and COVID-19

18 May 2020

Live & Learn Solomon Islands has partnered with Care Australia for COVID-19 awareness and Tropical Cyclone Harold disaster recovery. Managing the two issues in tandem has meant improved sanitation and hygiene practices are being enforced in the areas affected by the cyclone. So far the activities done with Care include the distribution of soap and boxes of hygiene kits to eight communities.

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Man standing next to COVID-19 education posters in PNG

Preventing COVID-19 spread in New Ireland, PNG

18 May 2020

In New Ireland Province Live & Learn has implemented COVID-19 training for eight schools, including establishing basic hand-washing facilities and providing soap. Awareness materials have been distributed around the capital Kavieng, at the local post office, police station, airport and in almost every shop in town. Posters and stickers were printed locally and 7 large banners have been displayed that discuss the importance of handwashing and social distancing. Live & Learn PNG has also been active on Facebook as part of this process, reaching more than 14,000 people with COVID-19 messages. 

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Two people from a Pacific Island standing 1.5m apart

COVID-19 Hygiene Promotion Resources

8 April 2020

Now available – posters and social media materials for COVID 19 hygiene promotion in the South Pacific

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Boy washing his hands with soap at new facility in his school in Solomon Islands

World Water Day: Improved water management at Aruligo School

20 March 2020

World Water Day 2020 is highlighting water and climate change. We are sharing the story of improved water management at Aruligo Seventh-day Adventist Primary School in the Solomon Islands. 

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Clean Hands

“Clean Hands, Good Toilet, Happy Family” Health Promotion Guidelines & Tools

14 March 2018

Influencing health behaviour change seems like it should be simple. But each of us is a mixture of conscious and unconscious motivations, cultural preferences and habits. Logical reasons for choosing healthy habits don’t always effectively…

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