Inadequate access to water undermines participation: Report

The research also identified a range of constraints including limited access to clean toilets; ongoing water shortages; limited availability of soap for handwashing; an absence of facilities for women and adolescent girls to manage menstruation; and lack of accessible facilities for use by people with disabilities.

The findings will be launched on February 8th, and will inform the PNG Sports Foundation’s current review of the national sports policy.

WaterAid, Netball PNG join in partnership program

The 3 tier approach includes WaterAid PNG’s WaSH program, Netball PNG’s Leadership and Governance Program and the PNG Olympic Committee’s Oceania Sport Education Program.

Chair of the board of Netball PNG, Julienne Leka, said the approach is a paradigm shift in how Netball PNG intends to implement its 3 Year Strategic Plan

The partnership program will at the same time develop and enhance Netball PNG’s Leadership and Technical Capacity Program through its membership.

Aussie netballer to visit PNG

Watson, from the Melbourne Vixens,  will be here from the 7th-11th of this month and will be travelling with representatives from WaterAid and Netball Victoria.

Watson will meet with the PNG Pepes team plus the patron of Netball PNG and wife of PNG Prime Minister, Lynda Babao and firstly visit a WaterAid project at a school in Port Moresby.

Here Watson will play netball with the girls and discuss issues of water, sanitation and hygiene.