Partners and supporters
The Australian aid program provides $3 million of funding over three years for the Case Management Centre (as announced by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in February 2014). The funding is part of the Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development initiative.
Newcrest is providing us with K200,000 to renovate our new office!
The Harold Mitchell Foundation funds programs in health, education and the arts that make a difference in Australia and our region. It supported Femili PNG through a direct grant of $10,000 in 2015, and again in 2016.
Zenag Chicken is a 100% PNG owned poultry company. Zenag kindly donates a box of 108 fresh eggs every two weeks for our clients staying in local safe houses—a huge help, as many clients have no way of supporting themselves or purchasing essentials while living in emergency accommodation.
Trukai Industries is Papua New Guinea’s leading supplier of rice products, with its head office and processing base is located in Lae. Trukai donates 60 kilograms of rice each month to support Femili PNG clients in safe houses.
Colgate Palmolive supported our recent Family Day, and donates toiletries for our clients.
The Australian Government Solicitor provides pro bono legal advice.
Oxfam is the implementing partner for Femili PNG’s case management centre in Lae, providing technical and financial management support. We are a proud participant in Oxfam PNG’s Eliminating Violence Against Women program. Oxfam transfers project funds to us from the Australian aid program. It also provides us with funding to purchase business start-up kits for clients who are being relocated to live in a safer location.
We are partnering with the Oil Search Foundation to strengthen the family and sexual violence response system in Hela Province, working in collaboration with the Hela Provincial Health Authority.
The Development Policy Centre and the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at The Australian National University provide pro-bono institutional support for the case management centre and are responsible for monitoring and evaluation and related research.
The PNG Business Coalition for Women (BCFW) and Femili PNG have an official partnership to make the support services offered by Femili PNG accessible to more working women and men in Lae, in particular those employed by BCFW member companies, and to increase the reach and scope of services offered by Femili PNG to anyone in the Lae community who is impacted by family and sexual violence.
Lae operational partners. We have entered formal partnerships with the Lae District Court, the Division of Community Development in the Morobe Provincial Government, the Lae Provincial Police and the Salvation Army Safe House. You can read more about our Lae partnerships here, here and here.