|Main Languages:||English, Tok Pisin and Pidgin|
|Major Religion:||Catholicism, Methodism and Seventh-day Adventism|
By working together, we can empower Bougainvillians to rebuild their communities and enhance their capacity to determine their own development.
Marists in Bougainville
Bringing computer education to rural Bougainville
Access to education is very difficult for the young people of Mabiri on the remote island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, which contributes to lower school enrolment figures. Ten years of intense civil war destroyed most of the country’s infrastructure, requiring a massive reconstruction of buildings, including schools, and the provision of essential educational resources, when the conflict ceased. In accepting responsibility […]
Quality education for all
The Marists’ established St Joseph’s College, Mabiri in 1999 in response to the growing need to educate young people, following the 10-year civil war in Bougainville. St Joseph’s College caters for students aged between five and 20 years. There are more than 460 students enrolled in the primary and elementary schools of the College. They receive no government support. The […]