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Supporting vulnerable community members during lockdown

United Nations research suggests that during the global COVID-19 pandemic some of the people in the community who already experience challenges accessing support are more likely to face increased difficulty or hardship. This includes women experiencing sexual and/or domestic violence and people living with disability. Supporting women The KIT partnership with Kiribati Women and Children […]

Riamarawa’s tips on being a KIT student

With training currently on hold due to the impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic in Kiribati, one of KIT’s returning students is taking this opportunity to share his student journey. Riamarawa Toutou is a KIT Accounting student. Last year, he was studying a Certificate III in Accounting and this year he’ll be continuing his Certificate […]

Nursing graduate on working during COVID-19

KIT School of Nursing and Health (SONH) has produced a lot of helpful health workers, some who are now working very hard to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic since it arrived in Kiribati. Taorite Thomas is a KIT School of Nursing and Health alumni and valedictorian, now working for the local hospital. Since COVID-19 cases […]

BIG success

BIG have had another productive year, gaining more commissions and projects that build on the services they provide. From August to October 2021, their work for the public was focused upon furniture services. They have sold numerous furniture items, such as beds, chest of drawers, baby cots and food storage cabinets. The participants at the […]

KIT Alumni Profile: Tabuia Kautabuki

Tabuia Kautabuki is a 2016 graduate of Certificate II in Electro-Technology and Sustainable Energy. KIT graduates and I-Kiribati workers have the opportunity through the support of the Australian Government to apply for jobs in Australia as part of the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility Scheme (PALM). Tabuia gained employment under this scheme in 2017 to current. […]

Employment Support Services prepare workers for international jobs

KIT’s Employment Support Services (ESS) hosted another pre-departure briefing for I-Kiribati who were heading overseas for employment in Australia. These cohorts were selected from the Ministry of Employment and Human Resource and have come together from both meat processing and aged care industries to be briefed on things to know when in country. Some of […]

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