Monthly Archives: July 2011

SIDT 29th Anniversary in Community focus.

Solomon Islands Development Trust (SIDT) celebrated its 29th birthday during the first week of May, 2011. The longest serving indigenous non-government organization founded in 1982, SIDT is registered under Solomon Islands Government’s Charitable Trusts Act in 1983. SIDT is governed by … Continue reading

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Isabel women disappointed

This front page story from national paper the Solomon Star is the first story produced after Vois Blo Mere ran women’s media advocacy training in Buala. It lead to a national radio interview for one of the writers, Isabel Province … Continue reading

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20 from Isabel equipped with media and advocacy skills

By Lisa Horiwapu Vois Blo Mere Solomons Monday, 11 July 2011 04:04 Twenty participants including three men attended a week long media and advocacy training in Buala, Isabel province. The training started on the June 27, and ended on the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Isabel Women on Air

  Isabel Province celebrated their first International Women’s Day in 2011 with activities organised by the Isabel Provincial Government Women’s Division (IPG) and Save the Children Australia (SCA). Participants included representatives from IPG, SCA, the Mother’s Union, Church of Melanesia, … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Isabel Learning Network: Funding Partnerships

The Isabel Learning Network is building up its supports and networks. One of our important partnerships is with Our Telekom, who provide fantastic support to Buala FM, including sponsoring a weekly local music programme and providing free dial up internet … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Isabel Learning Network: Partnership with Save the Children Australia

As the biggest NGO working in Isabel Province (and the only one with an office in Buala), Save the Children Australia are an important partner of the Isabel Learning Network. Each week Save the Children staff produce a radio programme … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Isabel Learning Network: Partners and Training

The Isabel Learning Network is lucky to have a growing network of organisations that support the stations through training and capacity-building. One such training was run by the Solomon Islands Media Assistance Scheme (SOLMAS) who ran a week-long basic journalism … Continue reading

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