Fighting COVID 19
Natural environment and climate issues, COVID 19, Coronavirus

Fighting in silence from COVID-19 and climate change impact

“COVID-19 pandemic has affected our cash flow resulting on us those residing on the islands facing difficulty to get vegetables from the market as we only depend on that to access vegetables since vegetables like Saladia, Pak Choi  and Tomato cannot grow better if we plant them here.”

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Peace Buidling
Youth

Engaging the youth to be agents of peace and solidarity

Since early 2020 a total of 431 youths have been trained on how to generate business ideas and to starting a business. They were 117 in North Malaita, 102 from Shortland Islands, 100 youths from Honiara including the final leg being conducted recently to112 from Weather Coast of Guadalcanal.

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Channel of Hope
Gender, Violence, Channels of Hope

Channels of Hope helps in addressing violence against women

The project works alongside churches and community members to cultivate community-driven solutions to addressing violence against women. It partners with national church leaders and communities to adopt the Community Channel of Hope for Gender (CCOHG) teaching methodology and utilize it in their faith-based teaching across the Solomon Islands.

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Immunization training
Health

Raising community awareness on child immunisation

UNICEF and World Vision Solomon Islands, in consultation with Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) are partnering to deliver community-based approaches to create demand and capacity in health centres and communities with the aim of increasing immunization rates and knowledge on the benefits of sticking to age-appropriate immunization schedules.

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sols MOU

World Vision partners with government for sustainable management of fisheries and livelihood integration

World Vision Solomon Islands (WVSI) and the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources have formalized their partnership on March 3, 2021, through a signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Ministry’s office in Honiara for sustainable management of fisheries and livelihood integration

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International Women's Day 2021 Parade in Honiara
Women, Gender

Solomon Islands celebrates International Women's Day

Solomon Islands joins the globe to celebrate International Women's Day

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Benard Masioa in a vegetable garden at Niu Island, Marau Sound.
Agriculture and Food Security, coronavirus

World Vision empowers communities in Marau Sound

World Vision Solomon Islands through the support of the Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP) is implementing a project that aims to improve nutrition and support balanced diets for communities in Marau, Guadalcanal Province.

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World Vision Donates Soaps
Health, COVID 19, Coronavirus

World Vision donates hygiene essentials to schools in Honiara

Because of its importance to ensure schools are resilient and students understand good hygiene practices, World Vision Solomon Islands is currently rolling out a COVID-19 program to assist a total of 106 Schools in Honiara and surrounding areas, East Guadalcanal, and Makira- Ulawa Provinces.

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sols DRR2

Communities in Solomon Islands ready to benefit from Disaster Risk Reduction project

The Solomon Islands is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Together with USAID through the Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs (BHA), World Vision is equipping vulnerable communities to ensure resiliency and better preparedness during natural disasters.

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sols DRR
Disaster Risk Reduction

World Vision Solomon Islands launched disaster risk reduction project

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CCOH CHAT
Gender Equality

Understanding each other as parents and leaders

Lonsdale and Wereti strongly believe that most parents lack a clear understanding of each other. “As for me and my wife, like many others, we also have our share of arguments and fights,” shared the couple. “Through the World Vision Channels of Hope program, we learned to grow together and understand each other much better than before,” says Lonsdale.

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Setting up relief distribution
Emergency Response

World Vision responds to families affected by cyclone Harold

With the support from both the Australian and New Zealand governments, the first wave of damage assessment and the response was conducted in east and central Honiara by World Vision and Solomon Islands Red Cross. Coordinated by the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO), the assessment found out that more than 80 households have major damages to property and food crops.

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School emergency drill
Disaster Risk Reduction

Preparing students of Solomon Islands to become disaster preparedness champions

“It never occurred to us that we needed a disaster preparedness and response plan. We experienced earthquakes and cyclones in the past, but all we did was stand still or run and hide in our houses until it passed,” shared Steven, the head principal of Taripara School.

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Ezra
Economic and Livelihood

The young entrepreneur

"Today I am living with a vision and am optimistic that one day I will venture into a big business with my projects."

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Solomon Islands

World Vision Solomon Islands  is one of the largest and most experienced non-government agencies in the Solomon Islands. We've worked in the Solomon Islands for the past 30 years and currently employ nearly 200 staff. We work in five provinces including Guadalcanal, Makira-Ulawa, Malaita, Temotu, Central and the capital Honiara.

We work to promote children’s health throughout all our projects. Our aim is to improve the overall well-being of children by increasing community knowledge on health issues, nutrition, and pregnancy. We also focus on providing valuable clean and safe water, and encourage improved hygiene. Our education and economic projects aim to improve  lifestyles and nutrition for children and their communities.

The Solomon Islands is a group of more than 900 islands located in the south-west Pacific Ocean. The majority of Solomon Islanders live in small villages scattered over about a third of the islands. Political unrest and tensions between 1999 and 2003 had a big impact on communities in the Solomon Islands. Homes, schools and health clinics were destroyed, supplies and services were disrupted and there was a decline in livelihoods, health and well-being. With the arrival of the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands in June 2003, the security situation improved, displaced families started returning home, and government services were re-established.  

636038

Population, total

Honiara

Capital City

1.5 billion

GDP (current US$)

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