Sir Brian Bell Foundation

Orphanage blessed with beddings

Seventy (70) mattresses and pillows were issued to the student dormitory; a given urgency by the Kumura Foundation, a community-based organization assisting in running health and education programs for the disadvantaged in this region.

The new dorm currently houses 66 children aged between 5 and 14 years old. The majority are from the 10 major tribes of Bundi in the mountainous region of Madang Province, and those from the Gembogl region.

Queenpads to commence Awareness Session

The women of Ranuguri Community, Konedobu in Port Moresby will be part of this vital session on Thursday 9th February, 2023.

The Menstrual Health and Hygiene (MHH) Awareness session will start at 11am and end at 12 noon, covering an array of information on:

Sir Brian Bell Foundation – Queenpads Key Delivery Partner 2023

Queenpads Founder, Anne Shirley Korave was pleased to receive once again the on-going support of the Sir Brian Bell Foundation as it will be targeting school girls, women in communities, marginalized and vulnerable women, and young girls and even extended to working women in Papua New Guinea.

She said: “This partnership has come a long way, and is continuing to meet the silent needs, and care for the special days of menstruators in the country.”

Over 1,000 students trained in first aid

And there is growing interest in schools to not only save lives but also push the important message that prevention is better than cure.

Students from the Jubilee Catholic Secondary School are the latest to graduate from the first aid in schools program.

A total of 358 Grade Nine students recently received certificates.

St John Ambulance head of Commercial training, Alicia Gegera, thanked the Sir Brian Bell Foundation for the funding made available in rolling out such programs in schools.

Over K30,000 for City Mission

The Group chairman said they were very proud to support the outstanding work of helping young men be successful in life.

During Christmas, the Brian Bell Group, in conjunction with the Sir Brian Bell Foundation, offered customers the opportunity to donate by purchasing a Rudolph nose for K2.

These funds were then donated to worthy recipients right across the country.

“We’re really, really proud that over the last couple of years, we’ve been able to provide donations to community groups for over K320,000,” said Brian Bell Group Chairman, Ian Clough.

Hospital staff set for training

This is to ensure that they are up-to-date with screening and blood donation guidelines and have the right information to deal with any scenario during a blood drive.

Director of Corporate and Youth Blood Drives, Ms Anna Megueria says the staff training conducted by International SOS (ISOS) on clinical aspects of dealing with blood donations assists staff in maintaining their skills in looking after our donors during blood collection.