Issues

Across the three regions in Western Province PNG near the Ok Tedi Fly River, OTDF carries out self-sustainable projects to address a variety of crucial issues for local villagers.

In this section, you can discover the issues that effects villagers along the Ok Tedi Fly River, and the projects OTDF implement to help address these issues.

Growing Beyond Food Security

Growing Beyond Food Security
Supplying of garden staples like sago, taro, banana, yam, dryland rice and cassava to supplement what protein sources the people can catch or hunt.

Education Infrastructure

Education Infrastructure
Many schools in Papua New Guinea do not have proper classrooms and/or teachers houses which reflect directly on the poor teacher retention being experienced.

Pampenai Road Rehabilitation

Pampenai Road Rehabilitation
The Pampenai Road is a former 15 kilometer stretch of road linking six villages which have large stands of mature rubber trees in the North Fly district.

Inadequate health centres and aid posts

Inadequate health centres and aid posts
A lack of fully functional health centres and aid posts in Western Province is a major contributor to many rural people still not receiving the most basic of health services.