Fiji Time: 10:41 PM on Monday 2 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

NGO distributes rations to 150 families

Salaseini Moceiwai
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

ONE hundred and fifty five Muslim families in Labasa won't have to worry about food rations this month after the iCharity organisation gave them groceries yesterday.

Organisation Labasa representative Iqbal Hussein said they had been assisting most of the families for abut 10 years.

"We conducted a house to house survey a decade ago where we identified these families who were living under the poverty line," he said.

"They applied and we have been assisting them ever since.

"The families usually receive $60 each for their groceries. This is the second time we have assisted them this year and the first one was in February.

"For us, helping these families is fulfilling our social obligation and we also see it as an act of worship."








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 0.61430.5953
JPY 52.567249.5672
GBP 0.33440.3264
EUR 0.42650.4145
NZD 0.70700.6740
AUD 0.64670.6217
USD 0.49080.4738

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 2nd May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Tale of pain
  2. A son's fatal ride
  3. Boy needs $500 a week to live
  4. Cracks and holes deem building unsafe
  5. Family, friends bid farewell to car crash victim
  6. 2016 Fiji finals results
  7. From cannibalism to Christianity
  8. Higher target
  9. Two boats drift at sea
  10. CORRECTION

Top Stories this Week

  1. Horror crash relived Wednesday (27 Apr)
  2. Tale of pain Monday (02 May)
  3. Teacher fears for safety Tuesday (26 Apr)
  4. A son's fatal ride Monday (02 May)
  5. Father farewells son Wednesday (27 Apr)
  6. Boy needs $500 a week to live Monday (02 May)
  7. 'Ridiculous change' Tuesday (26 Apr)
  8. 7s eligibility Wednesday (27 Apr)
  9. Cracks and holes deem building unsafe Monday (02 May)
  10. Mother seeks help Wednesday (27 Apr)