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Friday 23 September 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight young Tongan “Greenpreneurs” and their green enterprises have been selected to join a new 2022 Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) incubator program. Successful entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to participate in a business competition to secure grant seed fund capital of USD$5,000.
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Friday 19 August 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A psychosocial program supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children after the natural disasters of 15 January is being carried out by the Talitha Project.
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Friday 17 June 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two green enterprises will be growing their businesses with USD5,000 in seed grants won in the Mafoa 'a e Ata-Youth Innovation Challenge, run by the Tonga Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship Inc.
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Friday 28 January 2022
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 95 children and youths, among the families evacuated from ‘Atata Island after the tsunamis destroyed their homes on Saturday Jan. 15, are currently staying at a Church Hall in Kolomotu'a, Nuku'alofa and also at a Hofoa evacuation station, where the Talitha Project is actively supporting their recovery from trauma. By Eleanor Gee.
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Thursday 16 December 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Youth from the communities of Nuku’alofa, Hahake, and Hihifo took part in a competition event highlighting climate resilience and social change, under the Agents for Change Project, at the Nuku'alofa waterfront today.
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Friday 26 November 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fifteen young Tongan women, who are starting out in business, joined a local networking event last week in a program that connects them with other aspiring “Greenpreneurs” and business leaders in their communities and in the Pacific Islands.
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Tuesday 10 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Young Girls Music Festival to encourage young talents in music was held on Friday evening, August 6 in Nuku'alofa. The festival was more than just music, it was a platform where the girls expressed issues that were important to them, said Talitha Project Founder Vanessa Heleta today.
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Tuesday 24 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nineteen water supply and reservoir stations servicing 16 villages in the Tongatapu 5 electorate were cleaned by the Hihifo youth council on Satuday 21 November, to ensure communities have safe access to water. “The youth is here to help, but everyone else in the community has a role to play,” says Lopeti Tufui.
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Monday 16 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An evening of songs of praise brought together over 100 secondary school youths from throughout Tongatapu last night, to mark the end of a three days programme aimed at ending interschool violence.
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Tuesday 20 October 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu 5 Youth Council want to tackle water and coastal issues to ensure a better future for Hihifo communities, after electing a working committee last week. They have support from the Tonga IW Ridge to Reef (R2R) project and local MP.
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Monday 28 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Trainee chefs took part in the Tonga Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship 'Go Green Food Recipe Challenge' on Friday night, with Latai Fa'aoa of Team QSC winning the event.
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Monday 17 August 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
International Youth Day was acknowledged at the launching of a Hihifo Youth Council for Tongatapu 5 constituency on August 15 at Kolovai. The program included sports events for youths from the 16 villages in Hihifo.
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Monday 6 July 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Locally produced seaweed, Limu Tanga'u, featured in a food and cocktails tasting event presented at The Top Restaurant on Friday night, in collaboration with the South Pacific Mozuku and the youth-led TYEE Go Green programme in Nuku'alofa.
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Tuesday 17 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A second Tonga Youth Parliament was opened on March 16 aimed to encourage young people to actively engage in the civic and political processes in Tonga.
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Thursday 7 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Youth Parliament will be held from December 10-12, to encourage youth participation in the political process.
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Friday 18 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of teenagers aim to influence Tongans to say No to violence, especially violence against women and girls, after attending a ‘Front Row Against Violence’ boys weekend camp recently run by the Talitha Project. By Eleanor Gee
Saturday 12 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Climate change dialogue and increased women's representation in Parliament were two topics of debate for 27 young women who conducted a mock parliament session as part of a second Girls Takeover Parliament program on October 11.
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Wednesday 11 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of university students from Warrane College in Sydney have volunteered to help rebuild a community hall and Catholic chapel at Longolongo, that were destroyed by Cyclone Gita last year.
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Thursday 5 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Front Row Against Violence, a new program which targets youth and sports to ensure girls are empowered and have equal access to opportunities, was launched on September 5 in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 16 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Open Day for Youth was held in Nuku'alofa on August 14 as part of a Tonga National Youth Week.
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