Biodiversity Toolkit for Community Conservation in Vanuatu
Live & Learn Vanuatu is implementing a new project with support from Conservation International Foundation to protect biodiversity in Vanuatu. The project will strengthen local community governance capacity to manage threatened species within the key biodiversity areas of Santo Mountains, Gaua and Malekula in Vanuatu.
Extending Sanitation Marketing to Fatmilak Village in PNG
Live & Learn PNG in Kavieng, New Ireland Province, have extended the reach of Sanitation Marketing to more communities, with activities commencing in Fatmilak Village in Tikana Local Level Government area. Using the sanitation marketing model established through the Australian government Civil Society Organisation, Live & Learn PNG have helped set up the management of a Community-Based Sanitation Enterprise in Fatmilak Village and trained community youth on toilet construction and environmental protection.
WASH project to benefit women in Solomon Islands
Live & Learn has commenced a new water, sanitation and hygiene program in Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands. The project is: “New Times, New Targets: Supporting Solomon Islands government WASH transition and resilient WASH for all.”
Localising development efforts will lead to change that lasts
As part of a series on ACFID Quality Principles, CEO of Live & Learn, and ACFID board member, Christian Nielsen, talked to ACFID about the power of localizing development efforts….and why he cringes when Pacific Island states are referred to as “failing states.”
“Clean Hands, Good Toilet, Happy Family” Health Promotion Guidelines & Tools
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…
Education Changes Everything #MenstruationMatters
Every month more than 300 million girls aged between 10-14 may dread the arrival of their period. A lack of adequate guidance, toilet facilities and sanitary materials for girls to manage their menstruation in schools…
Students use Arts for Advocacy to improve WASH
Live & Learn has published two guidebooks for student-led advocacy campaigns that focus on ensuring that everyone in their school has access to safe drinking water, safe toilets and is practicing good hygiene behaviour. The…
Urban community-based sanitation enterprises viable businesses
Live & Learn has established an effective contextualised sanitation marketing approach in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Fiji, with potential for this approach to be replicated in other Pacific Island Countries. The approach…