Bris Kanda Strategic Planning Workshop

October 1st, 2010

Bk Manager, Lukis Romaso consulting the Coffee Group.

Innov8 Projects, along with co-facilitator Jonika Paulsen, managed the annual BK planning workshop, held in Lae from 29th Sept to 1st Oct. Approx. 60 BK partners consisting of farmers, extension officers & other development workers reviewed BK’s programme in cocoa, coffee, inland and offshore fishing and taro production sectors in the Huon District. Sectoral groups offered detailed suggestions for improving and extending BK’s efforts in the future.

BK Council Member Geling Gwaidong presenting the Cocoa Groups report.

Bris Kanda Inc project monitoring….

September 10th, 2010

Innov8 continues to work with Bris Kanda Inc to develop their project monitoring system – final field testing will be undertaken by consultants, shown here in a seminar reviewing the process.

ATprojects Workshop Article…

September 2nd, 2010

An article from the PNG National newspaper….

Knowledge-sharing Workshop, Goroka

August 19th, 2010

ATprojects commissioned Innov8 Projects to facilitate a workshop to plan self-help technologies that PLWHA & care-givers can put into practise in their own communities. This is an annual consulting workshop for ATprojects to get feedback from their clients as to technologies and strategies that can be implemented in future.

Groups designed technology solutions to overcome their problems, and presented these through role-playing, models and discussions to the participants.

Lae Guest House in action…

June 30th, 2010

Innov8 Projects Chef Israel Ebay serving a packed lunch to PNG Ports staffer Benedict Pondo in the dining room of the Lae Guest House. Innov8 operates the facility under contract to PNG Ports Corp, providing a full range of services on-site, including hospitality services, and also project site setup and maintenance as required.

IT Consultancy ATprojects

June 28th, 2010

The photo here shows David consulting with Cora, Information Officer, ATprojects Inc in Goroka, EHP, PNG.  ATprojects produces  a development newsletter, titled PNGDEV News, which has a subscriber list of over 1600, and is distributed by group email over a radio link from their National Appropriate Technology Centre, close to Mt.Gahavisuka near Goroka town.

Students undertake project monitoring…

June 17th, 2010

Bris Kanda Inc has commissioned several University of Technology Development Communication students to carry out project monitoring in the Tsili Tsili [upper Watut] area – BK CEO Lukis Romaso, students Jumane Kepak, Nicolas Agebigo & Jesse Nagiob, with Innov8 Projects consultant, David Faunt, are shown here at a pre-departure briefing on the system.

Monitoring Database for Bris Kanda Inc

May 27th, 2010

Development of Bris Kanda Inc’s monitoring system continued during May – data collection Outcome Journals were developed and trialled, and the data captured into a customized FileMaker Pro database. The photo here shows Winnie of Bris Kanda entering journal data.

Field Work for Bris Kanda Inc.

April 29th, 2010

Field testing of a project monitoring system for village-based cocoa growers near Lae was undertaken – interviews were conducted with growers from the Gabsonkeg area, near Lae.

Lae Guest House opens….

April 20th, 2010

The PNG Ports Lae Guest House, managed by Innov8 staff, took in its first guests in mid-April. Pictured is Innov8 Chef, Israel Ebay, preparing meals in the well-equipped kitchen.