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ACS student’s entrepreneurial journey sparks change

August 31, 2016

Sixteen-year-old Adi Cakobau School student Veronica Tawake means business. What started as a means to pay for her cheerleading uniform has blossomed into a thriving little business for the Year 11 Pure Science student from Tailevu.

Innovative mobile microinsurance providing crucial safety net for Papua New Guineans

June 15, 2016

A simple text message is all it takes for a Papua New Guinea (PNG) citizen to sign up to affordable, new microinsurance products providing a crucial safety net for families.

Loan provides energy for homes in the Solomon Islands

May 26, 2016

Single mother and sole bread winner Mary Pako received solar lighting in her home for the first time last year. The 45-year-old, who lives in a remote village of Tenarau in the Guadalcanal province of the Solomon Islands is a client of the South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) Solar Lighting Loan.


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