BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE
TWENTY three members from Central Islands Women in Business Association (CIWIBA) have completed a Start Your Own Business (SYOB) training in Central Island province last week.
In a Press Statement by SIWIBA (facilitator of training), Central Islands Provincial Speaker, John Bosamata acknowledged CIWIBA chairlady, Annette Dennis for taking the lead in helping the women of Central Islands Province.
Bosamata extends his gratitude to SIWIBA for reaching out to the provinces in helping rural women access training that is usually organized in Honiara.
Bosamata further requested that SIWIBA extend its training to North and South of Central Islands Province.
At the same time, CIWIBA Chairlady Annette Dennis thanked SIWIBA for making the training a reality. She also thanked the SISBEC trainer for conducting the training in a simple manner that helped the women to better grasp and understand the topics discussed.
During the presentation of certificates, SIWIBA Program officer, Jessica Warahiru thanked the chairlady and members of CIWIBA for participating in the training and the hospitality rendered throughout the three days training period.
Warahiru also spoke of the wonderful working relationship between SIWIBA and SISBEC.
The training was facilitated by SIWIBA and conducted by a trainer from SISBEC (Solomon Islands Small Business Enterprises) from Nov 14th to 16th.
SIWIBA acknowledges the Australian Government through its High Commission Office in Honiara, for continuously supporting Solomon Islands women through its funding to SIWIBA’s activities over the last five years.