Fiji Time: 8:14 PM on Tuesday 6 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Charity Fiji steps in

Ana Madigibuli
Friday, June 20, 2014

A CHARITY organisation that works towards helping the less fortunate has stepped in to assist people living in poverty with food essentials this week.

I Charity Fiji is an organisation that has recently registered here in Fiji with its major branches located in Australia and New Zealand.

About $30,000 worth of groceries was distributed to about 3000 people around the wider Nasinu area yesterday.

President Wahid Hussain said members of the organisation usually raised funds by conducting small fundraising drives around the country and overseas branches did a bigger fundraiser.

Mr Hussain said a lot of people made their way to Valelevu yesterday to pick their groceries which consisted of sugar, flour, rice, powdered milk, tea, dhal, oil and many other food necessities.

"The organisation is always there to assist and we hope that more people will seek our help," Mr Hussain said.

"We have a criteria that families have to meet in order to get assistance, so we need to always visit them in order to see their living conditions."

He said they offered cash for medical treatment overseas but people needed to produce their medical documents in order to get assisted by the organisation.

"Most of the funding comes in from Australia so it's great to have branches overseas that can always assist us here in Fiji."








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 0.64410.6251
JPY 55.581352.5813
GBP 0.37970.3717
EUR 0.45440.4424
NZD 0.68650.6535
AUD 0.65390.6289
USD 0.48650.4695

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 5th December, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Soko's message
  2. Fiji's Year 10 results out
  3. Fiji deports US citizen
  4. Amnesty highlights torture cases
  5. Torture 'failure'
  6. Three-way crash kills 1
  7. Miss Fiji preps for top model audition
  8. Fiu sets Fiji Bati target
  9. Take heed, say parties
  10. 'Significant'

Top Stories this Week

  1. Superstition or fact Sunday (04 Dec)
  2. Shes Dunn it again! Friday (02 Dec)
  3. Report on Rosi Thursday (01 Dec)
  4. Call to be prepared for cyclone season Friday (02 Dec)
  5. Black magic claim Saturday (03 Dec)
  6. Teachers raise concerns Thursday (01 Dec)
  7. Rotuma Bill opposed Thursday (01 Dec)
  8. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy Monday (05 Dec)
  9. Doctors reveal, heavy grog swipers require more drugs for surgery Saturday (03 Dec)
  10. Website probe Wednesday (30 Nov)