WACC launches campaign to empower villagers affected by mine in Papua New Guinea

By Terry Mutuku on June 06, 2012

By Alana Green, WACC volunteer

A GlobalGiving campaign to raise USD 10,900 has been launched marking the beginning of WACC’s work in the Middle Sepik River area in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Money raised will benefit indigenous people living in 50 small villages along the Sepik River. The villagers have been fighting to have their voices heard by the government and the management of a new mine beginning operations in the area. Workshops in the villages will identify resources and communication tools that would be of most help to the communities. Read more...

June 06, 2012
Categories:  Action Newsletter

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