2012

Surviving on FJ$90 a month

Surviving on FJ$90 a month

February 9, 2012

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Date: Feb 9, 2012 Surviving on FJ$90 a month is not easy. So when youths on the chiefly island of Bau were presented with Financial First Steps training, social welfare recipients Akosita Tinai and Leanatasi Vuiloma were also keen on learning skills that would be crucial for their families survival. Akosita Tinai, 54, a widow...

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Pacific Islands Working Group (PIWG) prioritizes consumer protection for 2012

Pacific Islands Working Group (PIWG) prioritizes consumer protection for 2012

February 7, 2012

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AFI’s Pacific Islands Working Group’s (PIWG’s) first meeting of the year took place in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 24-26th January. Hosted by Bank of Papua New Guinea (BPNG), the meeting brought together the five members of AFI’s Pacific Islands Working Group (PIWG) with the goal of setting this year’s priorities for advancing financial...

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Chiefly Island Empowers Youths with Financial Skills

Chiefly Island Empowers Youths with Financial Skills

February 3, 2012

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Even the heavy rains failed to dampen spirits as forty young people on the chiefly island of Bau gathered around the village hall yesterday to receive financial literacy training. The youths underwent Westpac’s Financial First Steps, a two hour training on how to manage their income, expenses and savings and budgeting for the future. They...

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