Nov 23

All I want for Christmas is to keep girls in school

“We could only go to the toilet when it was dark in the evening or at 5am in the morning before the sun rises.” At age 15, Mary* is the head girl at the Adventist boarding school she attends in the Solomon Islands. Her favourite subject is science and health …

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Dec 13

Generosity That Comes Full Circle

As a child, Christmas was always exciting for me. I remember well the joy of creating a gift for my mum or dad: gluing shells and pasta to a frame and wrapping it up in paper I had decorated myself. I was practically shaking with excitement as I watched them …

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Oct 23

Blais’s Story

Blais sits relaxed in the plastic chair under his house. His wide grin reveals a friendly personality as he tells his story. It starts in another part of the Solomons: Choiseul Province, northwest Solomon Islands, where he was born. These days, Blais has a wife and two young girls, aged …

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