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Maria’s family saves their kina [Femili bilong Maria sevim moni]
Publication Code: 
MN161
ISBN: 
978 1 925133 45 5
Date Released: 
22/12/2014
Author(s): 
Barbara Pamphilon, Kym Simoncini and Damien Veal
Summary

The “Maria’s Family” books were developed as part of an ACIAR-funded project on women’s business acumen in Papua New Guinea. Initial research found women farmers in the highlands and East New Britain were making simple mistakes in marketing their produce, and almost all were not budgeting for their agricultural and families’ futures. Rural women also identified a lack of basic literacy was limiting their economic and social opportunities (including stopping them from engaging in training). These were the drivers of the creation of the “Maria’s Family” books. Their aim is to teach key agricultural messages to women smallholders; help mothers engage in reading activities with their children; and develop literacy skills for both mothers and children.

This book describes how to save and allocate income for core family needs.

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A$10.00 (inc. GST)