2018

Lighting a brighter future for families in the Solomon Islands

Lighting a brighter future for families in the Solomon Islands

May 28, 2018

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Under a solar light on the back porch of his mother’s canteen sits 10-year-old Ashley Alevia, doing his homework. It’s eight in the evening and his father Terry, a school teacher sits next to him grading student papers. They live in Dunde Village, a community in Munda, Solomon Islands

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Saving for retirement in the informal sector: A market vendor’s story

Saving for retirement in the informal sector: A market vendor’s story

March 8, 2018

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Since June last year, Ruth Kamu has stuck to her goal to save at least SBD $100 (USD $12.79) a month toward her retirement. The 43-year-old market vendor in Honiara, Solomon Islands, says that she plans to build a home that she can live out her twilight years in.

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Insurance helps Tuicakau cope with illness

Insurance helps Tuicakau cope with illness

February 19, 2018

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Tuicakau Nawaiciono, a 57-year-old retired civil servant, believes that more Fijians should think about taking out insurance for their family’s well-being and protection.

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