Our Donors and Sponsors


Buk bilong Pikinini is grateful for the wonderful support received from all our donors and sponsors!

Please see our Sponsorship Package for details about the different levels of sponsorship.

Platinum Founder Sponsors




Steamships Limited - Swire is our first ever library sponsor with three Buk bilong Pikinini libraries - Port Moresby, Goroka and Lae.



  Buk bilong Pikinini and World Vision have entered into a partnership to establish a number of libraries inside Port Moresby settlements. So far, one library has opened at the Evadahana Primary School at 8 Mile outside Port Moresby. Another library is currently under construction at ATS Port Moresby.


  Airways Hotel has entirely sponsored a library at Six Mile in Port Moresby and also financially supports our library at the Port Moresby General Hospital. Airways Hotel has also provided hotel rooms for BbP Patrons and has kindly hosted our  2013 Cocktail Party Fundraiser.




The Australian Government is Buk bilong Pikinini's largest donor with a vide ranging level of capacity building and support. Please see our partnership page for more details of this vital support.



  Hastings Deering has co-sponsored our library at the University of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby. Hastings Deering has also provided ample storage space for our donated books.



The Bank of South Pacific will be sponsoring 7 libraries across Papua New Guinea. So far two have been opened. One in Morobe province capital Lae and another in the Highlands province capital Goroka. A library in Manus Island will open shortly. Plans are underway to build libraries at Gordons and Gerehu markets in Port Moresby as well as in Madang, Lorengau and Kokopo.





Seafast has set up book depots in three Australian states and ships all books donated to Buk bilong Pikinini to Papua New Guinea. 


Express Freight Management works with Seafast and Consort Express Lines to consolidate, ship, handle and clear all books donated to Buk bilong Pikinini.




Diamond Sponsors


  Nawae Constructions has sponsored our library in Alotau, Milne Bay Province.
  Monier has sponsored our library situated at Rouna Quarry (Constantinou Group) to the north of 9 Mile Markets and settlement- just outside Port Moresby. Monier will has also been an important sponsor of our 2013 Cocktail Party fundraiser.
    Hebou is part of the Constantinou Group and supports the running costs of our Six Mile library.
  PNG LNG donates funds to support the annual running costs of our Koki Markets Library. The company has also made a financial donation to Buk bilong Pikinini for both technical support and for the creation of the new BbP documentary entitled "Literacy:The Buk bilong Pikinini Way".
    The Harold Mitchell Foundation has supported Buk bilong Pikinini with a donation of untied funding.


Gold Sponsors


  Oxford University Press is the co-sponsor of our library at the University of Papua New Guinea and also donates books to all Buk bilong Pikinini libraries.OUP has also sponsored the publication of our monitoring and evaluations report.
    The Ausenco Foundation is the sponsor of our library at the Special Education and Resource Centre at Hohola and will also sponsor our upcoming Disability Awareness Programme.
  Theodist is a long term sponsor of Buk bilong Pikinini. Starting in 2012 Theodist has provided BbP with a generous 50,000 Kina store credit as well as additional discounts as well as the production of our merchandise.
    CPL and Stop n Shop sponsor the ongoing costs of our library on Tatana Island, Port Moresby.
    Curtain Brothers has enabled Buk bilong Pikinini to re-establish the former Koki Markets Community library and also establish a BbP library by carrying out an extensive renovation to the very damaged building at Koki Markets. CB also made bookcases, chairs and tables for the BbP library. Curtain Brothers has also built a library soon to be opened in Alotau.

Silver Sponsors



Buk bilong Pikinini has received a donation of $35,0000 through the Fred Archer Charitable Trust with The Trust Company as Trustee in 2013.


     Heliscope supports Buk bilong Pikinini by delivering books to our libraries and remote communities.
     Mundango Abroad has assisted Buk bilong Pikinini with financial donations since 2012.
  Nasfund has generously provided BbP with an office in Port Moresby.
  Ela Motors has sponsored two BbP's staff vehicles. We received a brand new Toyota Hiace in 2010 and 2012.
  The Papua New Guinea High Commission has generously provided BbP with an office in Canberra.
  Scope Global - via Australian AID (DFAT) has been supporting BbP with an Australian Youth Volunteer for Development (AYAD) in Port Moresby since 2011 and has deployed AYAD volunteers for Alotau and Goroka. Scope Global has also worked with Australian Business Volunteers to provide BbP with professional expertise.

Bronze Sponsors

  Deloitte Touche has audited BbP's accounts.
    Sylvia Pascoe of Pascoe Entertainment has donated the organisation our Cocktail Party IN 2013.
  VSO International has supported BbP with a long-term volunteer since 2011 for our Port Moresby Office.
    Montina has supported BbP with organisation and decoration for our Cocktail Party in 2013.
  NRA Environmental Consultants has sponsored the salary of a BbP Head Teacher Librarian for 2013 and 2014.
     Blue7Team has donated sound and screens for our annual Cocktail Party in 2013 AND 2014
  Price Waterhouse Coopers has provided BbP with legal and tax advice in both PNG and Australia.
    Wild Dog Books has partnered with Buk bilong Pikinini to create culturally appropriate books for the children of PNG. Wild Dog Books also makes regular donations of high quality books.
  Pacific MMI provides BbP with insurance.
  Lifu Holdings provides BbP with petrol for the BbP vehicle.
  MadNess Photography - Vanessa Kerton has been a long term Buk bilong Pikinini Committe member and has provided BbP with some fantastic photos. Please see Photography from the Media drop down menu.
  Andrew McGee has donated his time and impressive IT skills to set up Buk bilong Pikinini's first website, has donated web hosting and has provided technical support to create this website.



Book Donors

    Hardie Grant Egmont has donated 4500 new children's books to BbP in 2013. We are very grateful for all the activity books and fantastic reading material for very young children!
  Oxford University Press is our most important book donor. All books produced for PNG Primary Schools are donated to all BbP libraries.
     Harper Collins has donated beautiful children's books in 2014.
  Wilkins Farago made a donation of 7000 children's books in 2011.
  The Hobart Book shop makes regular book and financial donations.
     Allen & Unwin has donated lovely children's books in 2014.
  Lifeline Canberra is currently our most regular donor of large quantities high quality second-hand books.
    Alison Lester has donated many of her books to Buk bilong Pikinini and is one of our wonderful patrons.
  Children's book author Hellen Tanner has donated 1000 copies of her new book in 2013.

Here is a list of schools across Australia which have conducted book drives or donated best quality leftover books from school fetes or supplies. For pictures please see Books from A-Z under How to Help in the drop down menu.



Organisations, Ministries, Churches and Members of the Public in Australia collect books for Buk bilong Pikinini.

Department of Treasury, Canberra

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra

The Australian Electoral Commission, Canberra

The Department of the Attorney General, Canberra




Supporters - smaller financial and in-kind donations

Companies and Organisations in PNG and Australia


The Australian High Commission, Port MoresbyCity PharmacyNational Capital Botanical Gardens, PNG

Gadens LawyersWestpack Banking CoorporationTrophy HouseAnnie's Pottery 

EdscoNesian Hair and BeautyDHL Global Forwarding and DHL Air FreightPure Water

South Pacific Air ConditioningBrian BelltrukaiCourtsCoca-Cola

SVS TauramaDonut KingBrumbiesNestleKokoda Adventure Dulux

Aviat Club Port MoresbyHello CafeHouse of Geminithevoice.png



Thank you to various organisations, schools, churches and members of the public in Australia and beyond who have helped us anonymously.