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October 17, 2021

PNG Country WomenAssociation revived after 8 years

The Papua New GuineaCountry Woman Association has been revived after eight years.

With its executives already in office, membership drive is underway.

The Association was established inthe 1950s bythe wives of kiaps to carryout various community service programs.

ThPNG Country Womenrsquo;s Association’s National executives gthered yesterday at its head office in East Beroko.

It’s National PresidentoRachael Gware, a recently retired public servant decided to revivethe group after seeingthe country and communities need for such an organization.

The Association is self-sustaining. They have a guest house and a training Centre whichthey rent out.

Whilethey also provide ther services to earn income, giving fromtheir own pockets comes fromthe heart.

It also sponsors its members and trainsthem to represent and extendthe work ofthe association.

Sarah Ekali with a background in environmental science is a pioneer of such sponsor. She is now a private consultant.

The women executives will now be going intothe provinces and communities to set up branches and are inviting any interested women to jointhem in making a difference.

Alice Thomas, National EMTV News


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