Digicel Foundation

High flying pilot to speak at MOH night

The Men of Honour Awards is Digicel Foundation’s innovative campaign against violence, designed to create conversation around the issue for a pendulum shift in the attitudes by recognising ordinary men doing extraordinary deeds.

Digicel Foundation CEO, Beatrice Mahuru, said she was excited to hear the story of Captain Narara, whose tale of hard work and commitment can raise locals to become demanded international human resource.

Aust and Digicel support school infrastructure on Bougainville

The support is through a public-private partnership with Digicel Foundation, the Autonomous Bougainville Government and the Government of Papua New Guinea.

This partnership on school infrastructure is an example of how u Australian Government is working creatively with the private sector and local communities on development projects.

Kepesia Primary School in Central Bougainville is one of four primary schools to benefit from this partnership.

The school received a fully furnished double classroom with solar panels, and toilet facilities for both boys and girls.

Two new judges for 2017 Men of Honour award cycle

Announced today, Digicel Foundation Board Chairman, Douveri Henao announced that Professor Betty Lovai and Dadi Toka Jnr will be the judges of the two new categories that were launched last year.

Dr Lovai is UPNG’s Executive Dean for the School of Humanities and Social Science and will be judging the Allen Mahuru Posthumous Service Award.

Judging the Young Men of Honour Award will be Dadi Toka Jnr.

Drekore to receive World of Children Award

Founder and President of Simbu Children Foundation Jimmy Drekore will be leaving Port Moresby for New York City on Sunday, to receive the World of Children Health Award 2016. 

Digicel Foundation helps children with special needs

That is what’s given many parents of children with a disability the impetus to try and try again.

Six-year old Tally Kandia, nine-year-old Manu Saun are perfect outcomes of parents who have persevered to overcome the odds. Both children were diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy (secondary to TB Meningitis) at a very young age and were stagnant with very little progress in the early years of their childhood.

Digicel Foundation & Cheshire Partner for Special Needs

Digicel PNG Foundation CEO, Beatrice Mahuru, said over the years the program has been implemented in NCD and Central Province, the Foundation has seen the positive and life-changing impact it has had on beneficiaries. This is what has encouraged and inspired the Foundation to continue with the financial support of K 150,000 for the program. 

Digicel PNG Foundation invests K11.2 million in PNG

This was revealed yesterday during the launching of the Foundation’s 2014-2015 Annual Report at the Digicel Learning Centre in Port Moresby.

Foundation Board Chairman, Douveri Henao said the Foundation had continued its support to its focus areas of access to basic education, basic health, community building, services for people with special needs and addressing violence.

The Foundation’s key achievements included:

MP and Digicel team up for Kainantu progress

Member Tuke presented a K100,000 cheque to Digicel PNG Foundation for counter-part funding for Pomasi Primary district of Eastern Highlands Province. 

Digicel PNG Foundation works in some of the most rural areas in rural Papua New Guinea.