The film Senisim Pasin is a powerful and urgent call to action that shines a light on family and sexual violence in Papua New Guinea and explores solutions that each and every one of … Continued
Agusta was falsely accused of sorcery solely because a family in her village wanted her land. They attempted to burn her alive. Yet against all odds she escaped and, while badly burned, made an incredible journey to safety. Agusta’s story is one of strength and triumph but is also representative of a national struggle for gender equality in the beautiful and developing land of Papua New Guinea.
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Agusta’s Story continued from the Home page: Our focus on gender equality has now shifted to education on the new laws that we helped bring about as well as bringing about change in hearts and minds by employing the … Continued
PNG Tribal Foundation works with Project C.U.R.E, Heart to Heart International, and a list of other partners to deliver containers of medical supplies to hospitals and remote health centers that often function without the most basic supplies. More than half of Papua New Guinea has been covered by this rapidly expanding program. Each shipment is … Continued
GE Health, Premier Health, and PNG Tribal Foundation have teamed up to introduce a new handheld ultrasound device, developed by GE Health, to remote villages in Papua New Guinea. With this technology health workers can inform expecting mothers if they are likely to experience complications and should make their way … Continued
Peter Graham, EHL managing director, said the partnership would deliver health equipment to the places it was needed most.
“Supporting communities to improve public health is a key priority for the PNG LNG Project.
Our partnership with the Papua New Guinea Tribal Foundation will strengthen the capabilities of health facilities in Papua New Guinea.”
Unfortunately, the years of neglect and advanced tuberculosis were too much for our young friend Wanapis and our efforts came too late. Wanpis “All Alone” passed away on July 14, 2014 in the hospital and we at the foundation are all profoundly saddened by this loss.
We are determined that he will have a proper funeral and that his young life will count for something. When we are done, Papua New Guinea will know his name and a spotlight will be directed towards the children who are still with us and who desperately need someone to care and give them a chance.