Fiji Time: 12:17 PM on Tuesday 31 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Mother's Day treat for 10

Salaseini Moceiwai
Monday, May 19, 2014

FOR 10 elderly women of Yaroi Village in Savusavu, being special guests at an eventful morning tea on Friday was the best Mother's Day gift for them this year.

The women, all above the age of 65, were emotional when their daughters, in-laws and sisters prepared morning tea and presented gifts to them at the village hall.

Event organiser Torika Uluiviti said they decided to host the women to tea to show their appreciation to them for their upbringing and teachings.

"This is the first time we have organised such an event and we feel it is only proper to appreciate all they have done for the younger generation of this village," she said.

"Most of these women are widows and are sickly."

Ms Uluiviti said they would continue to host the elderly women in the future.





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. A star is born
  2. An experience of a lifetime
  3. Players share winning prize
  4. Title defence
  5. One-off payout
  6. FNPF: Scheme review
  7. Fire destroys house, family homeless
  8. 4000 in need of accommodation
  9. Authority wins praises
  10. Free milk initiative

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rape on duty Wednesday (25 Mar)
  2. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  3. HK 7s risk Thursday (26 Mar)
  4. Champions Monday (30 Mar)
  5. Fiji 7s inspires college in win Wednesday (25 Mar)
  6. Strong start Friday (27 Mar)
  7. 'Ruthless' Sunday (29 Mar)
  8. Key to new home Thursday (26 Mar)
  9. $8k fortnightly income Thursday (26 Mar)
  10. Road accidents claim five lives over the weekend Monday (30 Mar)