We are pleased to announce that the following funds have been sent to 8 partner DPOs:
$3,500 to FDPF(Fiji) for Strategic Planning workshop costs for accommodation, transportation of branch and affiliates representatives, meeting venue, meals, admin costs
$3,500 to RHTO (Timor Leste) for RHTO volunteer allowance for the assistant; English course for senior staff; To cover transport cost to enable RHTO members to attend vocational training course (eg to learn carving and art skill)
$3,500 to DPA (Vanuatu) to support the continued employment of communications officer, including salary and VNPF contributions.
$2,500 to Te Tao Matoa (Kiribati) for office equipment and supplies – table, chairs, fan, cabinet, bookshelves, copier, stationary
$2,500 to UBP (Fiji) to reprint 200 copies of the Stepping stone booklet, printing more brochures to be used for awareness raising purposes, printing of letter head, purchasing a new printer to be used by the secretariat.
$2,500 to PSA (Fiji) for members meetings, members welfare (checking in on members via phone/face to face etc),women’s group (empowerment), internet/electricity costs, office rent
$2,500 to SIA (Fiji) for materials and support for womens income generation activity Including sewing machine and oil, transport, sales person allowance
$3,000 to FAD (Fiji) for a train the trainers workshop for our sign language teachers, which will include the airfare for an Australian Deaf trainer, accommodation, refreshments for the 4 days training