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 […]
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 […]
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.
Alele Museum received $25,000 from the US Embassy Wednesday following a signing ceremony between Alele Executive Director Melvin Majmeto and US Ambassador Karen Stewart. Alele Manager Carol Curtis and Board Members Mabel Peter and Rebecca Lorennij witnessed the handover.
“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 […]
Don’t get your hopes up about a quick fix for the damaged ECC gym in Delap. One local contractor says US Navy involvement is not only not helping to move the project forward, but will increase the cost to local contractors who attempt to win a contract to do the renovation work. The US and […]