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Kokoda Day

Kokoda Day’ will be a source of immense pride for Papua New Guineans. It has the potential to rival the commemorative status of Anzac Day in Australia. It will provide a strong incentive for Australians to visit PNG for the...

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‘ROSES AT EORA CREEK’ BOOK CAMPAIGN FOR CHILDREN ALONG THE KOKODA TRAIL

We are proud to support a Kokoda Day initiative to bring the book ‘Roses At Eora Creek’ to the children along the Kokoda Trail and surrounding communities on 3 November. Our goal is to deliver 500 books to young readers along the Trail and surrounding communities. Every copy of Roses At Eora Creek purchased at $25 will have the respective donors name inside; Adventure Kokoda will facilitate the delivery.

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Interview with Rashmii Bell, Author of Roses At Eora Creek

It has been three weeks since the release of Roses At Eora Creek and Adventure Kokoda are very pleased with the overwhelming response and positive feedback received.

Adventure Kokoda caught up with our collaborating author, Rashmii Bell, to have a brief chat about her process creating Roses At Eora Creek, and the wide reach the book has had since release.

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Network Kokoda secures first Colombo Plan project for PNG in partnership with WSU and DFAT

Network Kokoda is proud to announce 20 scholarships for students from Western Sydney University (WSU) to allow them to participate in a 12 day study program at the Iaowari High School on the Sogeri Plateau in Papua New Guinea.

The scholarship program is a collaborative project in partnership with the Hawkesbury Campus of Western Sydney University, Richmond Rotary, Network Kokoda and DFAT. It is being funded by the Australian Government’s new Colombo Plan and is the first project of its kind in Papua New Guinea under the plan.

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Network Kokoda banks on PNGs MiBank

Network Kokoda has established a Memo of Understanding with PNGs MiBank to provide financial literacy training for the local community at our Sogeri Women’s Learning Centre.

MiBank is a grassroots financial institution licensed by the Bank of Papua New Guinea (BPNG) to provide a savings opportunity for subsistence villagers and small business people in the informal economy.

Our initial financial literacy course involved 24 women and two young men from Sogeri, Vesilogo, Owers Corner, Crystal Rapids and Sirinumu village areas.

Subjects covered included:

Savings: You can do it
Savings: What are they and why save?
Savings: How to set goals
Budgeting: Using money wisely
Importance of budgeting
How to make a budget
Mobile Banking: Understanding the benefits of MiCash

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