Latest News from the Island is that the airport is closed as a direct consequence of the recent Election violence. Report from Toks:

“At the moment the flights to Kiriwina are suspended. The terminal building was partly damaged and the airport run way was closed with logs and tree branches. Negotiations are underway to open the airport and resume flights. ”

Pictures: Mary and VBA’s at the Kiriwina Airport on our recent training trip.




Pictogram Post by Send Hope Not Flowers

2017-05-09 20:24:32

We love good news! And today we received a wonderful progress report from one of our partner organisations, Caring for Kiriwina, which took a group of volunteer Australian midwives to PNG last month to update the skills of Village Birth Attendants. Expecting around 80 attendees, our incredible midwives catered for more than 170 – some coming from extremely remote areas to attend the week-long course. Armed with new skills and knowledge, these Village Birth Attendents will be able to better assist vulnerable birthing mothers. They are on the front line of lowering PNG’S maternal mortality rate. And we could not be prouder! #sendhopenotflowers #maternalhealth #caringforkiriwina #safebirth #villagebirthattendent #training #mothersday #donate #helpussavelives

A sincere thank you to my gorgeous mother Diana (pictured) and sister Kylie Adams for their tireless efforts in packaging the birthing kits. Perfection always.

Another 50 Birthing Kits have gone back to Port Moresby with our In-Country manager Toks. Wonderful to recently meet up with Toks in Australia and talk CFK business.

Great work team!!!

Memories: Tropical rain

Posted by Caring for Kiriwina on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Sydney’s rain today reminds me of….

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