Fiji Time: 8:37 PM on Monday 3 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

$30k resource centre

Shayal Devi
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

CONSTRUCTION of the $30,000 Namotomoto Women's Resource Centre in Nadi will allow villagers to earn a living by supplying school uniforms.

According to Namotomoto Women's Club president Sereima Lutumailagi, the government-funded facility will provide rural women with employment.

"Sewing is the major activity for our club and we have 40 registered members in the club who will make school uniforms that will be supplied to Nadi District School, Nadi Primary School and Ratu Navula School," she said.

"These uniforms will be sold at prices ranging from as low as $8 to $10. We will also ensure that all the members in our group have a savings account for themselves.

"Apart from uniforms, we also hope to sew items like table cover, cushion and pillow cases."

Mrs Lutumailagi also said about 600 people were expected to benefit from this.

"Some of the families are poor and I know of some children who have only one pair of school uniform that they wear for the rest of the year.

"We hope to assist children from such families to get proper school uniforms and in this regard we will also be liaising with the Education Ministry."





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 0.62020.6012
JPY 59.217656.2176
GBP 0.30250.2945
EUR 0.43120.4192
NZD 0.72270.6897
AUD 0.65010.6251
USD 0.47560.4586

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 3rd August 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Possible delay in military farewell, Tikoitoga busy
  2. Mind game
  3. World cup dream for Lockington
  4. Opposition agree to acting post
  5. In the hall of fame
  6. Nurse scoops carnival title
  7. Ba magic
  8. Spill injures mill worker
  9. Tikoitoga: Senior officers' support 'very intact'
  10. Increasing consumption worry

Top Stories this Week

  1. Dad dies, kids worry Tuesday (28 Jul)
  2. Distraught mum recalls promise Tuesday (28 Jul)
  3. Sex trafficking source Thursday (30 Jul)
  4. Teary farewell for trio Friday (31 Jul)
  5. Final goodbye Wednesday (29 Jul)
  6. Possible delay in military farewell, Tikoitoga busy Monday (03 Aug)
  7. No say over lease Friday (31 Jul)
  8. Suspended teacher to explain Wednesday (29 Jul)
  9. Commander resigns Sunday (02 Aug)
  10. Police investigate trio's death Tuesday (28 Jul)