HWC: What we do
HWC works with HWC networks, partners within the Bougainville Women’s Federation, partner CSOs, Government Departments and International Non Government and Faith Based Organisations to provide advocacy, training, and services to other parts of Bougainville.
Photos: Planning for End World Poverty Day event with Haku chiefs, Human Rights Defenders and Churches
The main target groups and beneficiaries of HWC are the village communities within Haku Constituency, with over 45,000 people.
HWC's major project in 2019 is the Agriculture Hub, Backyard Farming and Rice Farming project.
Other HWC Programs comprise:
HWC has a busy schedule of regular activities at Luman Hipakoko, supporting programs that operate locally, in the Haku area, and in some cases throughout Bougainville.
MONDAY - Administration Team led by President Dorcas Gano with and secretariat.
TUESDAY - Program team led by Marian Rihene the Program Coordinator and her assistant Gene Hakiolo
WEDNESDAY - Project Day led by Anna Sapur - Vice President - and Village Court Magistrate. Safe House coordination of all the counsellors and workers can report in with their cases on Wednesdays
THURSDAY - Library and the reading circle led by Marina Levi the Librarian with her volunteers. (Library is open every day for reading and drop in visitors by staff now assigned).
FRIDAY - Finance led by Treasurer Clara Omi - the day for all finances to be acquitted, filed reports made ready etc. and banking plans prepared for trips to town to access bank.
SATURDAY - Assets Team led by Assets Officer Judith Pena - checking all maintenance, equipment, resources returned, cared for etc and in order for the following week and bookings requirements
SUNDAY - Canteen Officer Lydian Tarin Havini and or any canteen staff to ensure the canteen is stocked and books balanced, sort stock / supply trips prepared etc.ready for ongoing services.
In addition, HWC organises or assist with organising community celebrations for international focus days such as Literacy Week, International Women's Day, and World End Poverty Day in the Haku community. These are an important means of raising awareness of the issues and helping people work together to solve problems locally.