Fiji Time: 3:34 AM on Thursday 11 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

5 beauties for carnival

Shayal Devi
Sunday, June 01, 2014

BALE Senikauciri could not have made it through primary school without the support of the Farmers Carnival committee.

To thank the committee for their support and offer her help to other students, the 18-year-old and four others will represent their districts at the Farmers Carnival this year.

"My parents are vegetable farmers and they faced difficulties sending me to school," the Lau lass said.

"The Farmers Carnival committee paid my school fees and provided me with stationery when I was younger.

"Education is something I am very passionate about and I want all needy and underprivileged students to get educated."

Farmers Carnival committee president Udit Narayan said the annual fete focused on education for the poor and needy.

"We have no major sponsor this year but we remain hopeful," he said.

"We will be raising funds to continue helping children who are unable to afford stationery or school uniforms."

The other contestants are Doreen Kata, Manisha Dharshana, Kajal Lata and Amelia Tuifua and they will all advocate on the right of all children to have access to quality education.

The Farmers Carnival will start on June 21 and ends on June 28.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65340.6344
JPY 54.824451.8244
GBP 0.32510.3171
EUR 0.41720.4052
NZD 0.71680.6838
AUD 0.67000.6450
USD 0.47310.4561

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 10th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 3 MPs are out
  2. Sydney 7s thriller
  3. Sevens change
  4. Out with traditional attire
  5. Natuva: Russian arms worth $19m
  6. Teenager found unconscious
  7. $59k wage arrears
  8. Bid to help young mum
  9. Fostering a free media
  10. Mend differences, minister tells FTUC, FICTU

Top Stories this Week

  1. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen Tuesday (09 Feb)
  2. Sevens changes Friday (05 Feb)
  3. Need speed Monday (08 Feb)
  4. Fiji picks up the pieces Thursday (04 Feb)
  5. No tattoo on rape suspect Thursday (04 Feb)
  6. 3 MPs are out Wednesday (10 Feb)
  7. NZ 7s final refereeing charade an embarrassment Monday (08 Feb)
  8. Ryan: Sunshine ahead Tuesday (09 Feb)
  9. Legal row Friday (05 Feb)
  10. Investigation as nurse falls with baby Tuesday (09 Feb)