Api Kurusiga’s tips for success

Concentrate on what you are good at, know what your competition is doing, and look after your own health and well-being. These are just some of the tips Apiame Kurusiga shares with micro and small entrepreneurs. Businesswoman Api Kurusiga runs Lapita Marketing Enterprises, and trains entrepreneurs of all types in […]

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Anti-corruption toolkit for women

What are facilitation payments? When do you need to declare a conflict of interest? These are the issues this toolkit covers. It was produced by the United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project after talking to 51 women entrepreneurs about what information they need. The toolkit offers tips and tools […]

September 22, 2020 Tools

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Sigatoka’s Masi Lady: Anareta Ketenilagi

From the masi (tapa) making island of Vatulele is Anareta Ketenilagi, pictured here at her stall inside Sigatoka’s main food market. She specialises in masi costumes for brides and bridegrooms. “Before the pandemic, I usually consult for resorts and hotels in the Coral Coast in providing masi costumes for couples […]

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Charlene Tafuna’i: Jewellery and craft

Charlene Tafuna’i: Jewellery and craft “Bula Vinaka. My name is Charlene Tafuna’i. I was employed at the Air Terminal Services as an aircraft maintenance engineer. Since the Covid-19 pandemic, I recently have been terminated from my job, and I am here at the VOTCITY Flea Market. I started making jewellery […]

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