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Riana Schoeman (Vanuatu)

Riana Schoeman was on a one-year assignment as Computer Training Advisor with the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) on the island of Ambae, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in June 2017. 


Computer lab on Ambae Island

Published on 13th March 2017

In Vanuatu, Riana Schoeman shares some photos from recently held training workshops...

In my role as Computer Training Adviser with the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM), my counterpart and I recently ran a Computer Lab at Torgil Rural Training Centre on Ambae Island. It was a great success!  


The first photo is of my counterpart Charles and I, taken after our last class. He handed me a bag that his sister made and he made sure it was big enough to carry my laptop. The dress was a gift from one of the groups that did our community classes.


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Me with Charles Leodoro – my very capable counterpart and Computer Tutor at Torgil

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The Carpentry and Construction students

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Taken on the last day when we handed out certificates

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One of three Tourism and Hospitality groups



  • Ana Terry on 20th March

    Great to see you and counterpart in the class Riana...what a great job - awesome work guys!

  • Paul on 13th March

    Good work great place. I taught at Vureas High School in 1985 &1986 and loved Ambae. In 2013 i traveled back to port Vila and met up with many of my ex students who i am in regular contact with. Will return to Ambae one day.

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