fbpx

News

We’re thrilled to share that birthing kits for cruise ship passengers are en route to support our wonderful Village birth attendants on Kiriwina. Due to a high pregnancy rate, we need more birthing kits, and the generous support from two passengers has made a world of difference for the hundreds of mothers and babies we aim to assist. We are grateful for the impact you are making! Special thanks to the amazing, incomparable Miss Kathy for volunteering to help pack these kits for urgent delivery. Thank you for your support! #MakingADifference #SupportingMothersAndBabies #caringforkiriwina #strongwomenstrongbabies #reopenkiriwinaairport #P&Ocruisepassengers #P&Ocruises #PacificPrincessCruises

We are incredibly grateful to Praxeis and Aero Healthcare for their incredibly generous donation. We’ve received 210 paramedics bags that will be distributed to our team on Kiriwina. Thank you so much for this incredible support!

#Caringforkiriwina, #strongwomenstrongbabies, #CFK #donations #support #birthingkits #caringforkiriwina,#team, #management, #people, #cleanwater, #villagelife, #villagebirthattendants, #kiriwina, #trobriandislands, #papuanewguinea, #mothers, #mothersandbabies, #babies, #safebirths, #healthybaby, #healthymothers, #strongwomen, #strongbabies, #pharmacyselect, #health, #charity, #png, #charity, #aerohealthcare, #praxeis

At CFK, we celebrate and appreciate everything you do. We’re also excited to share that another shipment of donations has arrived on the Island. A big thank you to all the cruise ship passengers who have taken birthing kits on their journeys. Your support means the world to us!

#HappyMothersDay #CFK #donations #support #birthingkits #caringforkiriwina

“It’s the time of the year when we celebrate the work of midwives everywhere. IDM is a day of celebration, but also of highlighting how important the work of midwives is globally. This year, we are shining a light on the role midwives play in addressing the greatest health challenge of our time – climate change. #IDM2024 is both a celebration and a call to action for our planet and for midwifery.”

A message from the President of the ICM, Sandra Oyarzo Torres
Head VBA Ruth Boaz with babies and children she has brought into the world, Thank you so much Ruth!!! xxx

We would like to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to our CFK midwives in Australia, Shea and Jacqui, and specifically to the Kiriwinan midwife, Linesse, who is currently working at Losuia HC. We cannot thank you enough for the tireless efforts and dedication you put into your work every day.

We are proud of Linesse’s retired colleague, Bokawau, who is now a respected leader among the VBAs and the community. Bokawau provides valuable knowledge and experience to the VBAs and is doing a wonderful job of connecting the LHC and the CFK VBAs. We are blessed to have such amazing midwives and out wonderful VBA’s who go above and beyond to serve our community. Thank you for all that you do!

#team #management #people #caringforkiriwina #cleanwater #villagelife #villagebirthattendants, #kiriwina, #trobriandislands #papuanewguinea #mothers #mothersandbabies #babies #safebirths #covid #internationalnursesday #internationalmidwivesday #losuiahealthcentre

However, we faced a significant challenge due to the lack of flights to the island, which resulted in substantial travel and security costs. But, we are grateful that the essential donations finally arrived, and it calls for a celebration!

🤔We would like to know, what is being done to resume flights to Kiriwina? Let’s work together to ensure that the island gets the support it needs. 💪

#team, #management, #people, #caringforkiriwina,#kiriwina, #trobriandislands, #papuanewguinea, #ReopenKiriwinaflights, #reopenflightstokiriwina, #pleasedonate, #charity, #acnc #MBPHA, #CFK, #Caringforkiriwina, #pnghealth, #PNG, #PNGAustraliaPartnership, #LosuiaHealthCentre, #education, #schools, #health, #charity, #trobriandislands, #team, #management, #people, #villagelife, #dignitykits, #losuiasecondaryschool, #losuia

We express our gratitude to both countries’ prime ministers for their efforts to emphasise the depth of the connection between our nations. See link: https://www.smh.com.au/national/pm-gives-thanks-at-png-anzac-day-memorial-20240425-p5fmfy.htmlPM Anthony Albanese completes section of Kokoda Track – ABC News

Today, we are honouring the ANZACs who served on Kirwina during World War II. We want to express our gratitude to the Diggers for constructing the Losuia airport strip, which has remained the most crucial piece of infrastructure on Kiriwina. Unfortunately, the airport remains closed to in-country flights, making it almost impossible to reach the Island without risking your life on a two-day, potentially life-threatening sea journey. Let us never forget the sacrifices made by these brave individuals and reopen the airport.

Lest we forget.

Not forgotten nor forsaken

Are the lads no longer here;

I shall call-and you will waken

On this one day of the year from Landing in the Dawn

John Sandes 1916


KIRIWINA, TROBRIAND ISLANDS, PAPUA. 1944-01-31. A KITTYHAWK AIRCRAFT OF NO. 76 SQUADRON RAAF UNDERGOING MAJOR MAINTENANCE BY MEMBERS OF NO. 12 REPAIR AND SALVAGE UNIT RAAF BEHIND THE BATTLE LINE AT KIRIWINA, UNDER A CANOPY ERECTED AS SHELTER FROM THE TROPICAL SUN. THE SAME AIRCRAFT IS ALSO SEEN IN AWM PHOTOGRAPHS 0G0620 AND OG0621.

KIRIWINA, TROBRIAND ISLANDS, PAPUA. C. 1943-11-30. AN INFORMAL GROUP PORTRAIT OF MEMBERS OF NO. 6 MOBILE WORKS SQUADRON RAAF TAKEN ON THE DECK OF THE SHIP JUST BEFORE DEPARTURE FROM KIRIWINA TO NADZAB BY USA LCTS (LANDING CRAFT, TANK).

Images c/o the Australian War Memorial of Kiriwina Island, Trobriand Islands, Papua. August 1943. British built Bristol Beaufighter aircraft of No. 30 Squadron RAAF on Kiriwina airfield. Photographer:
Robinson, William H

@DFAT, #DFAT, @FriendshipGrants, #LestWeForget #AnzacDay #caringforkiriwina, #anzacdayaustraliakiriwina

Yesterday, we remembered the great Rev Dr. Ralph Lawton on the third anniversary of his passing. His contributions to the world and the Kiriwinan people will never be forgotten. It’s also been a year since the Kiriwinan’s organised a beautiful celebration of his life. Check out this short video of the event at LAWTON DAY 2023 – THE MOVIE – Caring For Kiriwina Ltd. Let’s honour his legacy by continuing to spread love and kindness in our communities.

#RememberingRalphLawton #CaringForKiriwina

We are extremely grateful for the continuous support from Pharmacist Jodi and the team at Pharmacy Select Balgowlah. Their generosity will make a huge difference to the people of Kiriwina, a community in need of basic drugs. We are pleased to announce that the donations have already been dispatched to Kiriwina. Thank you again Pharmacy Select, for your kind and thoughtful contribution to this worthy cause!

#team, #management, #people, #caringforkiriwina, #cleanwater, #villagelife, #villagebirthattendants, #kiriwina, #trobriandislands, #papuanewguinea, #mothers, #mothersandbabies, #babies, #safebirths, #healthybaby, #healthymothers, #strongwomen, #strongbabies, #pharmacyselect, #health, #charity, #png, #charity, #pharmacyselectbalgowlah

Thank you, Edwina, Pharmacist Jodi, and the Team from Pharmacy Select Balgowlah.

We are thrilled to announce that we have sent another wonderful collection of 100 baby knits to Kiriwina! We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Sandy Reid, who acted as the intermediary, and the talented knitters from Belrose Country Club and Willandra Village. These knitted items are in high demand on Kiriwina and will be treasured by those who receive them. We are all proud to continue our efforts to make a positive impact in the world, one stitch at a time.

#knittingforacause #Kiriwina #babyknits #caringforkiriwina #vbabirthingkits #team, #management, #people, #caringforkiriwina, #cleanwater, #villagelife, #villagebirthattendants, #kiriwina, #trobriandislands, #papuanewguinea, #mothers, #mothersandbabies, #babies, #safebirths, #covid, #villagebirthattendants, #midwives, #belroseknitters, #education, #schools, #health, #charity, #willandravillage, #belrosecountryclub

Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress!!!

#team, #management, #people, #caringforkiriwina, #cleanwater, #villagelife, #villagebirthattendants, #kiriwina, #trobriandislands, #papuanewguinea, #mothers, #mothersandbabies, #babies, #safebirths, #healthybaby, #healthymothers, #strongwomen, #strongbabies, #ReopenKiriwinaflights, #reopenflightstokiriwina, #pleasedonate, #charity, #acnc