TechInPacific – Women-led SMEs in PNG, Moresby South has received attention with the funding of K1 million given by the National Capital District Governor, Powes Parkop.
“I am happy to make this announcement to our women of Moresby South who are leading the way with the support of your member,” The governor said.
“We have a long way to go and what I’ve done is to assist women of Moresby South and Motu Koita including North West and North East. The setting up of an SME Service Center will determine what our women are doing in business and how best the Center can assist in financial management, banking, savings.”
Member for Moresby South, Justin Tkatchenko said, “Our women have done the hard work in getting themselves organized by getting their business associations officially accredited and cleared through I.P.A and I.R.C and setting up their accounts and now we need to continue to empower them so that they come to me and Governor and tell us their success stories in business.”
“With Governor Parkop’s initiative of the SME Service Center, it truly is a blessing and we can’t go wrong, it will greatly support our women.”
A total of 30,000 registered women in the 320 different business associates will become the beneficiaries of the funding allocation.