|Main Languages:||Melanesian pidgin, English|
|Major Religion:||Protestant, Catholic|
Help support Marist educators as they contribute to the growth of civil society, democracy, and political stability, allowing the youth of the Solomon Islands to learn about their rights and acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to exercise them.
Marists in Solomon Islands
Supporting rural youth in their community
St Dominic’s Rural Training Centre is located in Vanga Point on the rural Kolombangara Island. It is a 1-hour open water boat ride to the nearest town – Gizo. St Dominic’s is a Marist-run rural training centre (RTC), operating since 1971, and offers vocational training in building, mechanics, poultry raising, agriculture and forestry. RTC’s play an important role in the […]
Continuing to support education in the Solomon Islands
St Joseph’s was established in the late 1940s as a boys’ school, becoming co- educational in 1972 and supports more than 590 students, 30 Staff (teaching and non- teaching) and the surrounding community. Many of the buildings and classrooms that stand today are original. These building play a vital role in the school and community as they often double as […]