Buk Bilong Pikinini (BbP)

International Literacy Day Book launched

The event, sponsored by ExxonMobil PNG, featured the launch of two books and a crucial Snake Awareness presentation.

BbP, renowned for its Early Childhood Education program, unveiled its latest literary offerings. The first book, titled 'When I Grow Up I Want to be a Zoo Keeper,' was developed with the generous financial support of the Sir Brian Bell Foundation. This delightful reader features 5-year-old Iruna Vagini alongside his role model, Zoo Keeper Rose-Bernadette Wakrima, inspiring young minds with dreams of caring for animals.

Book Week celebrates future rugby players

The book, aimed at motivating young minds to envision their future careers, was introduced by 10 enthusiastic children from Buk bilong Pikinini (BbP) during a remarkable field trip to the iconic Sir Hubert Murray Stadium.

The purpose of the trip was to offer these children a firsthand experience of the life of a rugby player, engaging with SP Hunters Players and absorbing the essentials of the profession.

Dr. Tania Areori - Inspiring Veterinary Dreams

Buk bilong Pikinini (BbP), is collaborating with Dr. Areori to release a reader named "When I Grow Up I Want to be a Vet," aimed at inspiring young minds.

Dr. Areori's remarkable trajectory from nurturing a childhood dream to making it a reality is a shining example of perseverance, and BbP is delighted to have her on board to motivate children to chase their aspirations with vigor.

BbP Volunteer wins raise for charity

The adrenaline-packed 400-meter pram race was expertly organized by dynamic duo, Will and Woody, in collaboration with KIIS 101.1.

The exhilarating race featured a heart-pounding competition among the participants, with Steve exhibiting extraordinary determination and skill, ultimately claiming the coveted title. The nail-biting event saw all the baby dolls making it through the challenging course unscathed, adding a touch of humor and delight to the charitable occasion.

Rotary Club Supports Bomana's Students

The school recently received a significant donation of books, thanks to the collaboration between the club and Buk bilong Pikinini (BbP).

The donation included the highly popular School Library Kits, designed to enhance reading experiences, along with nine sets of readers from the engaging 'When I Grow Up' series. Additionally, the collection comprised inclusive education picture books and various other titles to cater to the diverse needs of the students.

Book donation ignites joy of reading

Melanie and Neil Wilson generously donated an Elementary Kit 1 School Library Kit comprising 1,000 books through the Buk bilong Pikinini web gifting shop (https://bukbilongpikinini.charity).

This simple yet impactful act made a world of difference to the enrolled children, bringing smiles to their faces.

The schoolteachers expressed their excitement at finally having books in their classrooms and extended their heartfelt thanks to the Wilson family and Buk bilong Pikinini.

Tugboat Captain inspires children

The Buk bilong Pikinini team recently visited Pacific Towing on Motukea Island to witness the intricacies of operating a tugboat, leaving them impressed by the responsibilities involved.

This addition to the series aims to provide children with valuable insights into the world of operating a tugboat, all while showcasing Michelle's incredible journey as a girl-boss in a male-dominated industry.

Tatana BbP and CPL foundation mark 11-year partnership

To mark the occasion, a new 5-year Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Sir Mahesh Patel who represented CPL Foundation, BbP Executive Officer Leanne Resson, and BbP Founder and Chairperson Anne-Sophie Hermann.

Adding to the festive atmosphere, the children adorned themselves as pharmacists and nurses, embracing their roles by dispensing "pretend medication" in the form of jelly beans to their "patients." This creative activity not only sparked their imagination but also fostered a sense of empathy and care.

Buk bilong Pikinini's book donation

The elementary school teachers were elated to receive the books for their classroom library shelves.

The reader series features Papua New Guinea children in professional roles alongside role models as they discover what is required for different jobs that could be theirs in the future.

The sets currently cover 13 professions, with another six to be launched during Book Week this year.

Credit Corp PNG supports BbP's mission

Credit Corp PNG has once again shown its commitment to the community by supporting Buk bilong Pikinini's mission for early childhood education.

CEO Danny Robinson and his team visited the Vabukori Library Learning Centre to present a cheque donation that will go towards the rental costs of the organization's warehouse, which stores books and literacy materials for young children in Papua New Guinea.