News & Updates

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association carries out various activities to train, empower and promote women engaged in business activities in the Solomon Islands. Below are updates of recent activities.

 

SIWIBA Staff and Board Retreat

23 June 2013

The Board and Staff of the Solomon Islands Women in Business had a retreat over the weekend, 21st Friday to Saturday 22nd June. The retreat took place at Justina’s Raddclyfe’s place at Ngossi . This was the first staff and board retreat that has ever occured.

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May 22-24 Mere's Market

25 May 2013

As it comes every twice a month, this Mere’s market again occurred for three days, 22-24 May at the Art Gallery. SIWIBA Mere’s Market is a special event organized and aimed at providing the opportunity for its members to display or show case their unique skills and products. It is also a time where members businesses are being promoted. Women came with their products and experience new things altogether; sharing, collaborating, networking and marketing. As most members were from the informal sector, this is a very good occasion to get their businesses promoted and marketable to the public and be able to empower themselves to another level.

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SIWIBA Hold Soil and Floral Training for Members

21 May 2013

A soil medium and floral training was conducted on 20th May by the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association with 21 participants attending. SIWIBA was honored to have Simon Iro from the Soil Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock who has offered the members with a valuable information and a hands-on activity on the training. 

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SIWIBA Hold Sewing Training for Members

15 May 2013

On the 14th May 2013, the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association held a sewing training at the Girl Guide Hut. It was facilitated by Lensa Magiza, a tailor by profession, and assisted by Karina Paenitala. There were 20 participants who attended the training, given that the target was more than that.

Read more: SIWIBA Hold Sewing Training for Members

SIWIBA Vision

 

To inspire women to realise their full potential, importance and status, and be increasingly recognised and heard
in Solomon Islands' Society.

SIWIBA Mission

 

To promote, develop and empower women's  participation as  business owners in the private sector.

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