PJV launches pilot hand wash program for Porgera schools

The awareness which uses soap as a key approach to disease prevention is targeted toward school-aged children who are the most vulnerable to disease outbreaks in the communities.

PJV’s Community Development Section (CDS) under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Department facilitated the first hand washing program at the Kairik Primary and Porgera Station Elementary Schools on 26 and 27 October.

Baisu escapee arrested in Porgera

The escapee is currently being held in police custody at the Paiam Police Station in Porgera.

The male escapee identified as Fredis Lamaipa from Paiela village in Porgera, escaped from the Baisu Prison Camp on December 31, 2014 after he was charged with one account of willful murder.

On Monday January 11, members of the JFCO, acting upon trips from informants went to Apalaka at about 6pm outside Paiam station and arrested the escapee. 


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