Are you interested in public health as a career? Come and join us at the UNSW open day stall, Saturday 7th September 2019, 9am to 4pm, Anzac parade walk. UNSW School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM)are supporting Caring for Kiriwina by donating the material and organising a mass packing session for the birthing kits and dignity kits. What a wonderful life saving initiative!!! Thank you so much to the team at UNSW’s SPHCM. Just brilliant! For more information go to openday.unsw.edu.au. @unswmedicine, @unsw, #unsw, #unswmedicine, #CaringforKiriwina.
Thanks to all of our sponsors and donors and volunteer packers Diana and Kylie Adams and Lila Lawton another 100 kits are on their way. Australian Aid at work @DFAT, @FriendshipGrant, #DFAT, #FriendshipGrant.
CFK received many letters of thanks from the Kiriwina High School Girls, a sample is shown below. Thank you to our volunteers, sponsors and donors and @DFAT, @FriendshipGrants, #DFAT, #FriendshipGrants for enabling us to continue this empowering work.
Thanks to the wonderful generosity of our volunteers, sponsors and donors and Australia Aid Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, #DFAT, @FriendshipGrants, #FriendshipGrants
The first well dug at Kiriwina High School has reached the water level. Hopefully pump installation will commence this week.
This photo is one of the new CFK water pumps installed at Kenobasi Village. The population of this village is approximately 130 people. The nearby village known as Wagaluma Village is about 80 people another village Okasikasi is’about 80 people has well to benefit from this water pump. This is the first of 5 pumps bought by CFK and to be installed by Mr Koega. The basement will be cemented during next week. The video of the woman pumping water is one of the VBA’s surrounded by local people. The people expressed their appreciation and gratitude to CFK’s sponsors and donors and the Australian Aid program for this life saving initiative.In-country Manager Toks Bwaina
This video and photo are of the Kavataria water pump maintained by the Mr Koega, the plumber.CFK In-Country Manager Toks Bwaina
Although CFK managed to get this pump working recently, we then found it needed more extensive maintenance as the existing pipes had rusted, making the water undrinkable. This water pump was broken down and the people from the biggest village on the Island, Kavataria, were not able to fetch clean drinking water. CFK bought the necessary parts and Koega repaired the pump and it is now working perfectly and people are able to fetch water for drinking, cooking, washing and etc. Yay!!!!
Thank you our volunteers, sponsors and donors and Australian Aid for making this lifesaving projects become a reality. @DFAT, @FriendshipGrant, #AustraliaAid, #FriendshipGrants
News from Kiriwina in real time in Facebook Posts, helping the young who are fluent in social media really assists our lines of communication. Such happy faces with their dignity kits. And look at those great water well diggers. It’s all happening thanks to our volunteers, sponsors and donors and our wonderful Australian Aid,Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, @FriendshipGrants, #DFAT, #FriendshipGrants Just WONDERFUL!!!
CFK continues to render support to KHS female students with donations of menstrual kits. Male students with staff digging the water well for the school water pumps ti be installed by CFK…Thanks to TBwaina and CFK.
Thanks to CFK and in-country manager Toks Bwaina (3rd on the left photo bottom left) for supporting KHS with reusable menstrual pads for female students (pictured top) and also donated two water pumps for the school in his last visit (Pictured below). Tomorrow he will again visit the school and donate another lot of menstrual kits for the female students. Thanks CFK and Mr. Toks Bwaina for continuous support. GOD BLESS YOUR HEARTS.