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A Mother’s Perspective on a Child’s Right to Health in the Samoan Context

Speech delivered by the first Mrs Vaiee for the Vaiee Maupaolo Pageant, and member of Vaiee’s Safety and Development Committee, Afioga Malili Fao Avau Te’o Pelema. UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD “DIALOGUE ON THE RIGHT TO HEALTH OF CHILDREN THE SAMOAN CONTEXT” “E mamae le Tava’e i ona fulu” Madam Moderators, Honourable […]

Samoa Faafafine Association Blessed with a Vehicle

BSP Donates Water Tanks to Church Communities

Two church communities identified as having limited access to regular and clean water have been blessed by Bank South Pacific (BSP) through the Bank’s Community Project initiative. Aleisa West and Saleimoa Uta were identified through consultations with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) as some of Samoa’s villages that have limited access to […]

Employ Villages and Distribute the Wealth

Mrs Vaiee ‘Tauafiafi o Maupaolo’ Addresses Violence Against Women and Girls

Malaolemā Mauava Vili has been crowned Mrs Vaiee in a pageant that honoured the maupaolo or women married into the village of their husband’s families. From the villages of Fusi Safata, Faleu Manono and Faiaai Savaii, Malaeolema was a crowd favourite and also the eldest contestant in a unique pageant, judged by inner beauty according […]

National Council of Women Celebrates 50 Years of ‘House of Love’

Safotulafai Primary School to Replace Unsafe School Buildings with Japanese Grant

The Government of Japan has been continuing its assistance for local community projects in Samoa, signing a Grant Contract for yet another community project in Savaii. The Safotulafai Primary School in Savaii has a two-storey building that is more than twenty years old and unsafe for its students and teachers. The Safotulafai School Committee will […]

Japan Gives $223,000 to Reconstruct Faleatiu Primary School

CTA Engages Agriculture Sector in Review of Samoa’s NDCs.

Welcoming Speech by the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF), Tilafono David Hunter Participants Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen! A warm Welcome to you all On behalf of the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the Women in Business Development Inc. (WIBDI), it is with great pleasure and […]

Pool Table Game Turns Ugly at Falealupo

Office of Electoral Commissioner begins Constituency Outreach Program

29 April 2019, Apia Samoa. The Office of the Electoral Commissioner (OEC) commenced its Electoral Constituency Outreach programs today aimed at raising awareness on the implications of the new Electoral Act 2019. The initiative is supported by the Women In Leadership of Samoa (WILS) program. The outreach program started today with the Sagaga 1 district […]

German Film Festival 2021 Celebrated at SVSG