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Falefa Opens its Doors to a Research Study into Family Violence

The village of Falefa has opened its doors to a research study into family violence that is being coordinated by the Samoa Victim Support Group. The Samoa Village Health Survey is part of a research study into family violence in Samoa led by the University College of London (UCL) and jointly implemented by the SVSG, […]

Descendants of Sola Nepa and Muliagatele gathered at Leauvaa

SVSG Project themed “Noble Men are Not Cruel” has Come to an End

A nine month project implemented by Samoa Victim Support Group to eliminate violence against women and girls, with financing assistance from the government of Samoa, has come to an end. The project reached seven villages, six colleges, five untitled men’s groups, fifteen youth groups, a hundred self employed Nofotane women, 136 women and children survivors […]

Descendants of Sola Nepa and Muliagatele gathered at Leauvaa

USP Launches “Semester Zero” Online Orientation for Students

The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Semester Zero initiative will begin on Monday 9 January 2023. Semester Zero focuses on all first-year students – both local and from across the region who will be joining the University in 2023. Commencing January 9 and running for the next five weeks, future USP students will have […]

Avanoa Galuega Faavaitaimi mo Amerika, Kanata ma Amerika Samoa

SVSG: Response Teams Ready to Offer Support over the Christmas Break

With a couple of days before Christmas, Samoa Victim Support Group is preparing its Response Team to ensure that support is available to our community during this holiday, when needed. And with this preparation work comes a Christmas reminder from the SVSG President Siliniu Lina Chang to our community. “When it all feels too much, […]

NOLA Partners with UNDP to Deliver Covid-19 Response to Savaii

LDS Church Presents Early Christmas Gift to Mapuifagalele Home for the Aged

By Tina Mataafa-Tufele Elise, LDS Church.  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated a 15-seater Hiace van to the Home for the Aged at Mapuifagalele. The donation was presented to caregivers the Little Sisters of the Poor in Samoa last Friday, 16 December by President Denny Faalogo, leader of the Apia Samoa […]

Pool Table Game Turns Ugly at Falealupo

SVSG Junior Festival Aims to Revive Samoan Culture of Respect to Eliminate Domestic Violence

SVSG JUNIOR YOUTH FESTIVAL EFKS YOUTH HALL, 19 DECEMBER 2022 THEME: REVIVING THE SAMOAN CULTURE THAT SUPPORTS MALE RESPECT FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS, TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE The SVSG Juniors, the youth group of Samoa Victim Support Group, believes that traditional Samoa culture supports male respect for women and girls.  However, Samoan society has been undergoing […]

Pool Table Game Turns Ugly at Falealupo

Japan Helps Animal Protection Society and Samusu Primary School

  The Government of Japan held a joint signing ceremony this week for two new Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGP). Animal Protection Society received a grant of USD$75,807 (approximately WST201,000) for the procurement of a vehicle for new veterinary mobile clinic and ambulance. This project aims to expand their outreach services on […]

Pool Table Game Turns Ugly at Falealupo

Poloketi Miliona: Faasaini Maliega Muamua ma Maliega Lona Lua e Faamatuu atu ai Tupe mo le Atinaeina o Itumalo

Ofisa o le Sooupu, Malo o Samoa 6 Tesema 2022. O le Aso Faraile na mavae atu nei sa faasolo ai le faamatuuina atu o le Poloketi Miliona a le Malo lea e atofaina auā le atiinaeina o nuu ma alalafaga i Samoa atoa. E 12 Itumalo sa fa’asaini a latou Maliega Tau Tupe muamua […]

E lē Tatalina i Tua Alii Talavou Molia i le Faaoo o le Oti i le Saina

Important Contribution of Volunteers Recognised by Australia High Commission Office in Samoa

International Volunteers Day 2022, Apia Samoa. Despite the disruptions due to the tusnami watch alert on Monday 5th December, the Australian High Commission in Samoa paused to recognise the important contribution of volunteers in driving positive change all over the globe. The Australian Volunteers Program has a long and proud history of sharing valuable and […]

NOLA Partners with UNDP to Deliver Covid-19 Response to Savaii

Twelve Olomanu Inmates Graduate from EFKS Missionary Programs

2 December 2022 Apia Samoa. Source: SPPCS Media Team. The Olomanu prisons have something to be cheerful about, after twelve inmates graduated from the EFKS Missionary program this week.. Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services Commissioner Auapa’au Logoitino Filipo and the Executive Management were in attendance with the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (EFKS) Chairman […]

Mapuifagalele Receives $10,000 Donation from HRPP