Guam - The First Annual Micronesian Non-Profit Congress will get underway tomorrow at the Guam Marriott Resort and Spa. The theme is "Growing the Non Profit Sector: Ideas to Sustainability". The conference is being put on by Payuta - Guam's umbrella for NGOs.
The event is bringing together several local, regional and national speakers. Imelda Nakamura is attending from Palau and said, "It's great to here to represent not only Palau's NGOs, which is over 100, and but also to meet other NGOs and other service providers in not just Micronesia in the whole Pacific and its great to be here. I'm excited that we have our first regional congress for NGOs it s a great opportunity for office minority health giving us this opportunity to network."
The conference is being sponsored by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Bank of Hawaii. It wraps up on Friday.