Salvation Army

Westpac backs Red Shield Appeal

This sponsorship will bolster the Salvation Army's relentless efforts in providing vital social and humanitarian programs across the nation, with a strong focus on education.

Community workers equipped to address FSV

“People need information and knowledge about the type of services that are available to them if they are experiencing violence. The training we are providing is based on the new FSV Survivor Advocate Toolkit and enlarges people’s understanding of the role and responsibilities of service providers and where survivors can get help,” says Captain Gomara.

The National Family and Sexual Violence Action Committee, under the Consultative and Implementation Monitoring Council, provided training in Port Moresby recently to more than 20 community workers.

Warring clans end 5-year clash

Local churches, together with district and provincial government officials, helped to broker the peace agreement, ending the violent rift that started as a family feud.

The clans participated in a reconciliation ceremony and signed a peace agreement, vowing to put the hostilities behind them.

District Law and Justice coordinator Rex Umpari said when the clans came forward and placed their signatures on the document, they were answerable to the law should they breach the agreement.

BSP supports Red Shield Appeal

The bank recognises and supports the worthy efforts of the Salvation Army in PNG, and is pleased to contribute to this cause.

In presenting BSP’s support, Group General Manager – Retail Banking, Paul Thornton said, “We value People and Community, which are two of the Bank’s values that we share. We value relationships that are built and pleased to support organisations that share the same vision and deliver lasting changes in the communities.”

Killers of Asylum seeker on Manus given 10 years

Reza Barati, was 23 when he was beaten to death during rioting in the Manus Island Detention centre in February 2014.

Two men Joshua Kaluvia and Louie Efi were today found guilty of Barati's murder by PNG's national court and sentenced to 10 years' jail, with five years suspended.

With time already served, the pair will be released in a little over three years.

The court heard Kaluvia who worked with the Salvation army Barati with a piece of wood with a nail embedded in it in the head repeatedly.