October 2nd - Lock in your spot! Women’s and All-abilities session.

COME AND TRY – Women’s ONLY Sessions + All-abilities sessions – Available at GYMBOX FREE in a safe and friendly environment. Each session will include COVID safe equipment with certified trainers in a fun and inclusive environment. Women of all ages and abilities are welcome. Our communities’ trainers will introduce you to the gym and teach basic exercises to lead a healthy lifestyle.

GYMBOX is a 20ft repurposed shipping container which is a space to transform lives, train and learn how to live a healthy lifestyle in a safe and inclusive environment. GYMBOX is open to both men and women of all ages and abilities, and we invite you to join the movement that’s changing the nation. At GYMBOX we also partner with local organisations to deliver training, education programs, and events to participating athletes in the community and engage local ambassadors and support PNG sporting organisations through strategic partnerships which provides athletes pathways into high-performance sports, which further develop talent and create positive role models. GYMBOX is open to all abilities and does not discriminate against sexual orientation, gender, or age. GYMBOX is following all COVID-19 safe protocols – Masks are mandatory and a hand sanitation station is available for use.

Date: Saturday 2nd October
Time: 7am – 9am.

Where: Badihagwa, Mirigini Hanuabada Village Port Moresby

Sign up now – Don’t miss out. Sign up now to lock in your spot. Each participant will also receive a free breakfast.

October 27th - SIGN UP NOW - QueenPads Awareness Session available at GYMBOX

QueenPads Founder Anne Shirley Korave Is proud to deliver the QueenPads program to GYMBOX. QueenPads produces reusable menstrual products for our women & girls to use during their special days and conduct awareness on Menstrual Health and promote good Menstrual Hygiene Management. QueenPads mission is to ensure all menstruating Women and Girls in PNG have access to clean and hygienic reusable menstrual products and that they are well equipped with the right information to take care of themselves during their special days.

Join us for a FREE information session and help break the stigma about menstruation in a safe and inclusive environment. Light refreshments are provided and the first few to Sign up will receive a free QueenPad to take home.

SIGN UP NOW
– 30 spots are available – (Women and Men welcome).

Date: Wednesday October 27th
Time: 10am – 11am
Location: Badihagwa, Mirigini Hanuabada POM.

GYMBOX is open to all abilities and does not discriminate against sexual orientation, gender, or age. Join the movement that’s changing the nation – GYMBOX. GYMBOX is following all COVID-19 safe protocols – Masks are mandatory and a hand sanitation station is available for use.

Find out more or lock in your spot. Contact – Kila Mala – kila@grassskirtproject.org +675 7470 9915 or De’Lisha Kolme on +675 7177 4086 – delisha@grassskirtproject.org

Thank you to our Key Delivery Partner Sir Brian Bell Foundation for your support.

October 27th - SIGN UP NOW - Sexual Health & Reproductive Health Information Session with Marie Stopes PNG.

Join us for a free information session from Marie Stopes international as they talk about sexually transmitted infections (how to treat & prevent them), safe sex, contraceptives, general health and more. (Women & Men welcome)

Time: 11am – 12pm.
Date – Wednesday 27th October
LOCATION: Badihagwa, Mirigini Hanuabada Village Port Moresby.
Light refreshments are provided.

GYMBOX is open to all abilities and does not discriminate against sexual orientation, gender, or age. GYMBOX is following all COVID-19 safe protocols – Masks are mandatory and a hand sanitation station is available for use.

October 28th - SIGN UP NOW – Family and Sexual Violence reporting workshop.

Join us at GYMBOX for FREE special workshop led by the Royal Papua New Guinean Constabulary to learn about Family and Sexual Violence how to report it, what information needs to be reported when reporting Family Sexual Violence and where you can get support if you are experiencing it.

30 spots available (Women and Men welcome)
Date: 28th October
Time: 10am to 12pm
Location: Badihagwa, Mirigini Hanuabada Village Port Moresby.
Light refreshments are provided.

GYMBOX is open to all abilities and does not discriminate against sexual orientation, gender, or age. GYMBOX is following all COVID-19 safe protocols – Masks are mandatory and a hand sanitation station is available for use. Find out more contact – Kila Mala – kila@grassskirtproject.org +675 7470 9915 or De’Lisha Kolme on +675 7177 4086 – delisha@grassskirtproject.org

Don’t be silent on domestic Violence. If you see something, say something. Contact

  • 1-Tok Kauselin Helpim Lain 7150-8000 for counselling on family and sexual violence.
  • Meri Seif line 7222-1234 for 24/7 support for survivors to police or a safe house.
  • Boroko Police Station/ National FSVU Office, 7152-7622, 7350-9130, 7066-4880, 7152-7644, 7152-7644 to speak to a police officer about reporting a FSVU incident.

Find out more contact – Kila Mala – kila@grassskirtproject.org +675 7470 9915 or De’Lisha Kolme on +675 7177 4086 – delisha@grassskirtproject.org

GYMBOX is still open daily from 5pm – 8pm outside these free sessions if you are unavailable to attend the dates above – (Youth – K2, Adults – K5 per session).

“Sport conveys positive messages ​and influences behaviour, promoting self-esteem and interpersonal skills among people, especially young people. It can fight discrimination and raise awareness about issues, as well as enabling communities to build bridges.”
- Benny Geteng (Keith Jackson and Friends: PNG's Sporting Revolution)

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