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IOM launches women’s biz program

IOM launches women’s biz program

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) hosted an introductory workshop earlier this month for a new funding opportunity to empower women in business. The workshop, held at Marshall Islands Resort, brought together interested people to learn about the new opportunity for women entrepreneurs. Funding is coming from the US government through IOM, which is rolling […]

US $2m for FAS women

US $2m for FAS women

The United States awarded a grant of $2,050,500 earlier this month to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Micronesia for implementing projects designed to address women’s and girl’s issues in the islands.These include gender discrimination, entrepreneurship, and community development in the RMI, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau.At the launch of the initiative, held […]

Rita likes US Seabees

Rita likes US Seabees

KELLY LORENNIJ Rita Elementary School continues its streak of progress with a new library and lunch ettonaak (covered lanai) donated by the US and built by US Navy Seabees with the help of Marshallese volunteers. Construction finished last week Thursday and a blessing ceremony brought together a thankful parent-teacher association, excited students and proud volunteers.

LA band tours Majuro

LA band tours Majuro

“We’re just going to check out the water,” members of visiting ACIDIC Band said during an early breakfast at the Marshall Islands Resort Tuesday morning. Next thing you know, they’re swimming in the water — minutes before their first gig with Seventh Day Adventist and Majuro Cooperative School students. In short, if excitement and energy […]