Samoa Umbrella for Non-Governmental Organisation – SUNGO

Contact Details: Mr. Fuimaono Vaitolo Ofoia, CEO Ph: +685 22804  Email: Postal Address: , P O Box 1886, Apia, Samoa. Address: Corner Atone & Maota Sts, Vaitele Tai, Apia, Samoa.         Facebook: Website:

Council for International Development – CID

Contact Details: Ms. Josie Pagani Executive Director E-mail: Phone: +64 4 496 9615 Postal Address:  26 Brandon St. P.O. Box 24-228, Manners Street, Wellington, New Zealand. Facebook: Website:

Marshall Islands Council of NGOs – MICNGOS

Contact Details:  Mr. Laitia Tamata, Director E-mail: Phone: +692 455 6866 Postal Address:  PO Box 1453, Majuro, MH 96960, Marshall Islands. Facebook: Website:

Kiribati Association of Non-Governmental Organisation – KANGO

Contact Details: Ms. Tereeao Teingiia, President E-mail: Location: Tearaereke, South Tarawa, 678 Tarawa, Kiribati.  Facebook:

Payu-Ta Inc.

Contact Details:  Mr. Sam  Ilesugam”​, President Email: Location: HAGATNA, GUAM 96932  Facebook:

Fiji Council of Social Services – FCOSS

Contact Details: Ms. Vani Catanisiga, Executive Director Phone: +679 331 2649 Email: Location:  256 Waimanu Road, Suva  Postal Address:  P. O. Box 13476, Suva, Fiji Islands Facebook:

Australian Council for International Development – ACFID

Contact Details:  Mr. Marc Purcell, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Phone: +61 2 6285 1816 E-mail: Postal Address:  Private Mail Bag 3, Deakin, ACT 2600, Australia Facebook: Website:

PIANGO Values & Principles

PIANGO’s values are couched on the Pacific Development Effectiveness principles which emanated from a regional consultation convened by PIANGO with its NLUs. These include: People-centered, holistic, and sustainable development: Empowering people to improve their quality of life, to be free from violence, discrimination, and poverty, and to live with dignity. This includes community-oriented, integrated, bottom-up […]

Who we are

Our journey began officially at the first-ever PIANGO Council in Pago Pago, American Samoa in August 1991. The move to establish PIANGO however came out of conversations in the late 70s that highlighted the need to strengthen regional networking of NGOs across the Pacific. During the 80s the conversations carried on and culminated in the […]


The CSO landscape is changing that CSOs cannot work in silos anymore. PIANGO will facilitate and support an enabling environment for strong, genuine, and sustained partnerships at the national, regional, and global level amongst CSOs, government, and development partners Key Objective/Results A PIANGO Plus approach in recognition of the different types of partnership implemented; A […]


PIANGO will provide the development sector with thought leadership to promote localized, responsive, relevant, and forward-thinking approaches to development in the region. The approaches will be aligned to the Agenda 2030 whist at the same time grounded on Pacific practices and values. PIANGO and its NLUs will enhance its evidence-based approaches to development by strengthening […]


PIANGO will actively include, promote, facilitate and amplify the voice of communities, vulnerable groups, and civil society organizations at the local level. This includes advocating for enabling environments that link empowered communities with empathetic governments and development partners at the national, regional, and global levels. Key Objectives/Results: Local platforms established through National Liaison Units to […]


PIANGO will build a strong Kainga of resilient institutions within the network and across the sector that:  empowers communities, addresses leader deficits, and develops next generational leaders. PIANGO’s core focus is to strengthen its NLUs as an institution and platform to serve their constituents and support the sector at the local level. This requires enhancing […]