Allied Print Designs provides skills development and employment opportunities for women by using high quality off-cuts from Fiji-based manufacturing houses of big brands to create merchandise and fashion products.
Mama’s Mushrooms specialises in the production of high end, healthy produce such as microgreens and mushrooms. They train single mothers in the highly technical process of indoor farming and then help them establish their own small scale farm before linking them to big markets.
KPI leverages drone technology and GIS mapping to improve the efficiency and accuracy of planning for large scale social infrastructure projects, all whilst empowering more women to participate in the technology industry.
Honey Love Apiary is the first beekeeping training center in Fiji. They conduct basic beekeeping knowledge & skills training to assist existing and prospective local beekeepers to improve their practices and increase their income.
Tasty Island Treats is Fiji's only artisanal fresh fruit ice pop maker. Using locally sourced ingredients, each pop is handcrafted, vegan, gluten-free, with no additives or artificial colours. They're collaborating with women in developing a "business incubator” to facilitate access to a commercial kitchen.
Fusion Designs promotes sustainable living through upcycling and recycling waste materials into high end furniture and home decor. They do this whilst also providing training and employment opportunities for women and youth.
With ancestral roots planted in Fiji, Talei has spent two decades managing multifaceted creative projects across New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. Her immersion in the region’s social enterprise ecosystem began twelve years ago when she established a community-led textiles label and then managed the first Pacific Islands presence at Australia’s Fairtrade Fortnight. Certified friend-maker, expert in tangled curls and yher's Pacific Islands Program Manager.