A group of housewives crowded in front ofInnovative AgroIndustries as early as 6am, hoping to get a job placement withinthe industry.
This is a rare sight were you do not often see a large group of Port Moresby housewives in search of job opportunities outside factories, industries or construction sit’s.
The women were mostly made up of housewives, widows, and young girls fromthe 9-mile and Bemana area. Many came fromthe settlement community.
They all havethe same story to tell – “We have been living inthe city for so long and we see that life here is very difficult. This opportunity will help ease our burden in struggling every single day just trying to put a smile on our children’s faces.”
Currently,Innovative AgroIndustries have recruited and provided employment for youths, especially men, in construction work.
Last Monday,they recruited 12 women who are now working inthe first nursery farm.
“I am looking at about two hundred plus women to fill this position but not right now as we are still in construction phase,” says Shalom Yemini.
“I am happy to see our young men from 9-mile area working withthe industry. Most ofthem are drug addicts and drug dealers, pick-pockets and street boys and to seethem working here is a change”, she said.
TheInnovative AgroIndustry now located onthe once Port Moresby Showground is currently building a Green House Farm.
It will be producing wide range of FresPNG Vegetables and market it in local and international market.
IAI brings field-provern technology, professional expertise, and strong financial backing to a wide range of agro-industrial projects including crops and livestock production, processing facilities and infrastructure.
IAI has developed some ofthe largest agro-industrial projects in Africa inthe past decade. Active in a dozen of countries in Africa, IAI has entered ther emerging markets in South America, Oceania, Asia and Eastern Europe.
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