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Jo-Jikum to focus on waste

Jo-Jikum to focus on waste

Youth climate change and environment non-government office Jodrikdrik in Jipan ene eo e Kutok Maroro (Jo-Jikum), was recently awarded $50,000 by the United Nations Development Program’s Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program to carry out a waste management project in partnership with the Majuro Atoll Waste Company. The project will be implemented through the Earth […]

Youth unleash their artistic skills

Youth unleash their artistic skills

GIFF JOHNSON An observation about summer youth camps organized by Jo-Jikum’s Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and Milan Loeak: Both of these young women are are expanding their horizons, getting out of their “comfort zones” to offer local young people numerous opportunities to express themselves in creative ways. But it’s more than providing the right environment for young […]

Reviving nuclear claims

Reviving nuclear claims

The Marshall Islands is set to take action to revive its nuclear compensation claims with the US government and to seek global recognition of March 1 as an international day of remembrance for victims of nuclear testing programs. These were key points highlighted by President Hilda Heine at Tuesday’s Nuclear Survivors Remembrance Day event at […]

Creative juices flow

Creative juices flow

The first Open Mic Night on island ignited entertainment, laughter, and fun that resulted in a don’t-miss-out and must-come-again experience. The local NGO Jo-Jikum and Assumption’s Kuumba sponsored the event that included poets, rhymers, rappers, singers, storytellers, tongue twisting and beat box noise makers at the College of the Marshall Islands Ettonaak two Fridays ago. […]