Digicel PNG Foundation

Foundation confirms annual funding

The MOA signing confirms DPNGF’s annual funding of K95,000 to 4LTC to facilitate the program in NCD, Central & Gulf provinces. This is to support CLCs in PNG’s rural and socially marginalised communities to provide early education services for children.

Director of 4LTC, Mara Wape, said: “We’re proud to partner with the Foundation for the delivery of the CLC TISA Program.

Foundation hosts meet and greet for partners

The event saw representatives from the Chesire disAbility Services, We Care foundation, 4L Training and Consultants – CLC TISA and Men of Honor recipients.

The event is held quarterly to share stories and see the impact of the program in communities.

Each partner shared their stories and brought at least one person to give their testimony on how the combined effort by the partner organisation and Digicel Foundation has helped their lives.

Also present at the meet and greet was the Digicel Global Chairperson, Maria Mulcahy, from Ireland.

Narara: What template are you giving your children?

Narara was the guest speaker  at the  “Black bow tie only ” Gala during  the  Digicel PNG Foundation Men of Honour  event.

Narara was invited by the Digicel PNG Foundation CEO Beatrice Mahuru to speak to recipients of the 2017 Men of Honour event at the Stanley Hotel on Saturday April 29, 2017.

In this final episode of Granger Narara’s speech, he tells of  his brother Tim who joined him followed by his son. He also tells of his second son Duanne who has decided to follow and life his own lifestyle and who now lives in CHINA. Obviously a chip off his late grandfather.

ENB woman wins K250,000 education project

Digicel PNG Foundation had put up a lucky door prize of an Education or Health Project worth up to K250,000 for the guests attending the 2017 Men of Honour Awards Gala Night.

Salomie Irima, 38, said she was astounded and shocked to have her name drawn that night, not having expected to win the prize.

‘We are all warriors and protectors of our communities’

Narara was invited by the Digicel PNG Foundation CEO Beatrice Mahuru to speak to recipients of the 2017 Men of Honour event at the Stanley Hotel on Saturday April 29, 2017.

In the third part of Granger Narara’s speech, he tells of his experiences and how a small group of Papua New Guineans pioneered flying in the early days.

He continues the third part of this speech …

Meet the 2017 Digicel Men of Honour!

Puana was one of 17 finalists nominated by an independent panel of judges made up of MoH inaugural winner Jimmy Drekore, Cassaundra Rangip, Dr Eric Kwa, David Terry, Sarah Haoda and new judges Betty Lovai and Dadi Toka Jnr.

After taking out the Ela Motors Education Champion Award category, Puana was voted by the judges as the most outstanding Man of Honour among other category winners because of his selfless pursuit of education for his people.

The recognition was bestowed at the prestigious Gala Event that took place last weekend at the Stanley Hotel in Port Moresby.

Granger Narara: My father, my ‘Man of Honour’

During the gala ‘black bowtie only’ event, held at Stanley Hotel in Port Moresby on the night of Saturday April 29,  he also spoke about his “most memorable moment” when he highlighted his 41 year flying career.

The memorable moment  occurred on March 30th, 2013 and was the flight He conducted on an A330 from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, Belgium with his son Nigel as my co-pilot.

Legacy of cricket enthusiast honoured

Today (4 April) marks the 11th Anniversary of the passing of the Late William Arua Rarua of Hanuabada Village, who was the founder of the Liklik Cricket Competition, which began 19 years ago.

According to Seura Loa, cricketer and co-founder of Liklik Cricket, the late Rarua wanted to start up a competition for the young children in Hanuabada Village that would occupy them during the school holidays.

Granger Narara graces Men of Honour gala night

Many who were present had only heard of the name Granger Narara who was flying A330 aircrafts from Abu Dhabi to destinations around the world, but on Saturday night they had a chance in a lifetime to meet this humble yet, living PNG icon.

Captain Narara told his story of his life from a simple village in Milne Bay to being and International Airline Pilot and how he has guided his brother and son to follow in his footsteps.

Dame Carol is MoH Awards patron

The Men of Honour Awards is Digicel PNG Foundation’s innovative campaign against violence, designed to create conversation around the issue for a pendulum shift in attitudes by recognising ordinary men doing extraordinary deeds.

Digicel Foundation CEO, Beatrice Mahuru, said she was excited to have a strong woman who has had an inspiring 15 year political career, having served Papua New Guinea with distinction in a house dominated by men, and someone who is also a passionate advocate for Human Rights.