Business

Sogavare Praises Waka Mere Initiative

Sogavare Praises Waka Mere Initiative

The Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Hon. Manasseh Sogavare believes the national Government can learn from the Waka Mere model in improving gender equality in leadership roles in the country’s public service.
For this pilot programme, nine young entrepreneurs are paired with experienced mentors who are also members of the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI).

YECSI Launches Business Mentoring Programme

The Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) has launched the first ever business mentoring programme on Thursday 2nd May, 2019.
At 36, Florence, a mother of two, is an experienced entrepreneur who manages a successful retail business, in a country where older men dominate the business landscape, she is an anomaly.

Gender Journey in Business

After years of struggling to find a job or start a small business in the Solomon Islands, she felt poultry farming would be a profitable venture.
Second hand shops - where Solomon Islanders get most of their clothes.

Where Second Hand Clothes Find New Owners

If you thought all your donated clothes went to fellow Kiwis think again - Globally, the trade in second-hand clothes, mostly to developing nations, is big business.

Solomons is the Pacific's Leading Reformer

Solomon Islands has been dubbed the leading reformer in the Pacific.