Savings groups

Savings groups

Rebuilding financial capital has been a vital component in building up resilience and moving towards ending post disaster dependency. This has been key to the work of YAPELIN and Papua Partners in the second phase of the disaster response. Since the floods, there are...
Response to Flash Floods

Response to Flash Floods

People are now gradually starting to lift their heads and start to think about their futures after having everything torn away from them by the flash floods. It is very hard to imagine having everything you have built up and everything that you depend on to live day...
Stopping Violence Against Women

Stopping Violence Against Women

Yasumat have continued to expand the church and community mobilisation project, equipping local churches to transform their communities. They are now working with about 50 local churches amongst the Yali, Hupla and Kimyal tribes in the remote Yahukimo region. They are...
Youth Engagement for Peace and Justice

Youth Engagement for Peace and Justice

Over the past few years we have seen the increasing frustration from young people who feel they are not being listened to by the government or the church. They see so many problems around them and want to act but don’t know what do to effect change. In May 2018 we...