Graduate uses flowers to help PNG women

Taro and exotic flowers sound like the stuff of tropical holidays, but for Jessica Bensemann, they are – she hopes – the means of improving life for Papau New Guinean women. Miss Bensemann, who has just finished her master of agricommerce at Massey University, leaves at the end of the month to spend a year in East New Britain, a province of Papua New Guinea. The 27-year-old will be a business development adviser for Volunteer Service Abroad, working with the East New Britain Women and Youth in Agriculture co-operative. The co-op has about 50 members who want to develop their small agricultural businesses.

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