Mymie is a four-year-old girl who is attending school in West Taraka, which locals consider one of the most dangerous suburbs in Lae, Papua New Guinea. Every day, she walks 45 minutes from home to school. During the recent Child Safety Day supported by Femili PNG and other partners, Mymie and her mother learned about basic safety rules, potential risks and child rights principles.
Femili PNG celebrated its two-year anniversary at an event in Lae last month attended by more than 40 partners and stakeholders. The event was an opportunity to reflect on the progress that has been made through the power of partnerships since the organisation began its work in July 2014.
Australian Defence Force soldiers stationed in Lae for a six-week training exercise have donated K2,300 to Femili PNG. The members of the 3rd Combat Engineering Regiment (3 CER), who were participating in Exercise Puk Puk at Igam Barracks, raised the money through several activities.
Femili PNG is currently recruiting for a Case Management Technical Assistant. This is a volunteer position, based in Lae, Papua New Guinea. Flights, accommodation, insurance and a daily living allowance…