Three friends help remote PNG villagers
THREE Portland women will spend the next 15 days assisting villagers in the remote Western Province area of Papua New Guinea.
Close friends Sue Hayes, Kerry Sharrock and Cynthia Alexander will travel onboard the medical ship, the MV YWAM PNG, with about 60 other people as volunteers, helping with medical and dental clinics and spreading goodwill among villagers.
The women all aged in their 50s, left Portland on Wednesday to board the ship at Port Moresby yesterday and then proceeding up the Fly River.
Ms Hayes is a nurse at Portland District Health, Ms Sharrock is the business manager at North Portland Primary School, while Mrs Alexander owns the RACV Shop.