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In Papua New Guinea, mothers take charge

by {screen_name} | November 07, 2007

Papua New Guinea - In a simple but striking example of grass roots development, a group of villagers on a remote island some 30 kilometers off Papua New Guinea’s northern coast have funded and built their own medical aid station.

Inspired by the teachings of the Bahá’í Faith on women’s equality and community participation, a circle of mothers in Mom Village on Karkar Island launched the project, which now serves the entire community.

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