Porgera women get leadership training

Women groups in the Porgera district have expressed satisfaction with the knowledge they have gained through a recent training in leadership.

The training was facilitated by Barrick (Niugini) Limited.

Barrick Community Development Section- Economic Programs initiated the training for 17 women representatives from the Porgera District Women’s Association (PDWA), Red Wara Women’s Association and the Porgera Urban Women’s Group.

The Leadership and Management training was delivered from May 9-11 this year in Porgera.

The training was coordinated by the Bank South Pacific (BSP) under its community outreach program and aimed at building the capacity of executives to empower their groups.

It was delivered by BSPs consultant trainers Fred Tieng and Satsi Zisomein from the Community Affairs and Business Management Services (CAABMS) – a company specialising in community consultation and development, business development and providing skills building training.

The training covered leadership skills, strategic planning, budgeting and project management which targeted participants from resource project areas such as Porgera.

Press statement