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Today marks the 5th anniversary of the passing of the beloved founder of Caring for Kiriwina, Margaret Lawton. She is forever in our hearts and minds. We are sure that she would be thrilled with the progress her charity has made. She and her husband Ralph dedicated their lives to helping the people of Kiriwina and we have pledged to follow on with this good work in their footsteps.

Margaret and Ralph Lawton at Uluru in 2012.

Purchase this gorgeous photographic recycled plastic zip storage case calendar and you will be receiving, and potentially giving, a wonderful gift that lasts all year and the Kiriwinan people will receive the help they need. Win, win for everyone :).

Purchase one, or many of our wonderful CFK photo reflection 2020 Desktop Calendars. Only $50.00 including desktop recycled zip case stand and free postage within Australia, with all funds going to our ongoing CFK work that is helping to save lives. Did we mention all donations are tax deductible. Plastic covers created from upcycling CD/storage disk cases. Very ethical.

Purchasing by clicking on this link: https://caringforkiriwina.org.au/…/caring-for-kiriwina-202…/

We are so grateful to mid wife extraordinaire Shea Caplice for hosting this wonderful fundraiser and the bands that volunteered and preformed to raise funds for Caring for Kiriwina: The last born: Midwife Sheryl, Sally and Jason – kicked us off and Lionel Robinson and the in crowd took us out. Just brilliant!

The last born: Midwife Sheryl, Sally and Jason
Lionel Robinson and the in crowd

Another 400 birthing kits and 100 Dignity Kits heading to the Losuia Heath Centre, our VBA’s and the Kiriwina High School. Hopefully they will arrive with the other three boxes that we sent last week as an early Christmas present. Thank you to all our sponsors and donors and volunteers and Australia Aid for making all this lifesaving work possible. @DFAT, @AustraliaAid, @FriendshipGrants, #DFAT, #AustraliaAid, #FriendshipGrants.

Ah, happy teachers and even happier students :). Pens arrived in time for the Year 8 exams.

The pens were distributed amongst four primary schools:

  1. Losuia Primary School
  2. Omarakana Primary School.
  3. Gusaweta Primary School
  4. Tukwaukwa Primary School.

Thanks again to all our sponsors and donors for making this possible.

Lepani handing over the pens to Losuia Primary School Teacher at Oyabia United Church before the start of grade 8 exams.
Grade 8 students of Losuia Primary School inside Oyabia United Church to sit for their second exam paper.
Omarakana Gr8 class teacher recieving the gifts of biros/pens from CFK..
Omarakana Primary School gr8 students receiving biros from CFK.
Omarakana Primary school teacher distributing pens to grade 8 students of Omarakana primary school

Thanks to our volunteers at UNSW and St Vincents College Potts Point we are luckily sending boxes and boxes of kits over to a very desperate Health Clinic and VBA’s. Also thanks to the support of Australia Aid. @DFAT, #DFAT, @FriendshipGrant, #FriendshipGrant.