Fiji Time: 5:58 PM on Monday 22 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Elderly enjoy visit

Felix Chaudhary
Sunday, May 11, 2014

WHILE most families will gather to celebrate Mother's Day at home today, the residents of the Golden Age home in Natabua enjoyed it a day earlier with the management and staff of Vijendra's Tailoring Centre in Lautoka.

Employee Shrada Singh said she was motivated to do something for the elderly.

"What could be worse than celebrating Mother's Day without family around you?" the 22-year-old said.

"We decided to become family for the aged women at the home just for this special day.

"If we can make them smile and share some food with them, I believe that we are doing God's work."

Ms Singh said doing charity work was not a burden but a duty that all people should undertake.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Drunk doctor claim
  2. Axed but at peace
  3. Stranded on vessel
  4. Dream come true
  5. Check the meat
  6. Love heals the pain
  7. Educationist calls it a day
  8. Police, FRCA raid uncover $A30m of heroin
  9. House collapses after minor landslide
  10. Perseverance pays off

Top Stories this Week

  1. TV pair sent home Wednesday (17 Dec)
  2. Justice and sleep at last Thursday (18 Dec)
  3. She's gone but the pain stays Tuesday (16 Dec)
  4. TERROR ALERT Gunmen strike Sydney cafe Tuesday (16 Dec)
  5. Clan leader calls for harsher penalties Wednesday (17 Dec)
  6. Court told of baby's tragic end Thursday (18 Dec)
  7. 441 new positions Wednesday (17 Dec)
  8. A-G: Claim ludicrous Friday (19 Dec)
  9. Rugby star's emotional celebration with children Thursday (18 Dec)
  10. Years later daughter still feels pain of losing dad Friday (19 Dec)