Fiji Time: 6:41 PM on Wednesday 24 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Beauties clean up

Atasa Moceituba
Friday, July 11, 2014

WITH only a few more days left for the crowning of this year's Miss World Fiji, the 10 finalists lent a hand in cleaning up the children's ward as part of their "Beauty with a Purpose charity campaign" at the CWM Hospital in Suva yesterday.

The ladies' visitation to children's ward was an introduction to the Beauty with a Purpose charity campaign — being one of the main events in which the 10 finalists will be judged on.

As part of their visit they were divided into three groups to see and observe the kind of medication the patients are getting.

Fiji National Miss World director Andhy Blake said the finalists' involvement in a humanitarian cause was a major part of the judging.

He said apart from meeting the children, the 10 finalists cleaned up the ward and spoke to the children about their experiences and some of the things they were planning to do. "For the girls, this has been a warm and satisfying experience. The children were all over them, asking questions of what it is like to compete," Mr Blake said.

"After Miss World Fiji is crowned, she will help raise charity funds for the children's ward and help support other projects that benefit the patients and staff."

Miss World Fiji finalist Asena Rokotuiwai said this was one of the most memorable visits she had ever been to.

The 17-year-old lass who is also the youngest of the 10 finalists said she was able to learn and see what patients went through and the kind of medications administered. "What Fiji needs to be focusing on is the medication the patients are getting and try and improve on it."








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 0.63860.6196
JPY 50.258647.2586
GBP 0.37360.3656
EUR 0.43730.4253
NZD 0.68500.6520
AUD 0.65270.6277
USD 0.49650.4795

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. No.1 of 87
  2. Ryan vouches for Kolinisau as coach
  3. Call of rugby duty
  4. A perfect birthday gift
  5. 61 take severance package
  6. Be thankful, says Epi
  7. New departure lounge
  8. Police probe allegations of water poisoning
  9. Konrote: Fiji faces shortage of skilled workforce
  10. Strike out rejection

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ardent fan escorted out of celebrations Sunday (21 Aug)
  2. The woman behind Ryan Saturday (20 Aug)
  3. Brawl duo in remand Thursday (18 Aug)
  4. God — is he dead? Maybe, but not Osea Kolinisau's Sunday (21 Aug)
  5. 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurs in Fiji Monday (22 Aug)
  6. Ryan confirms decision to leave Fiji Sunday (21 Aug)
  7. Taliga eyes Tokyo Tuesday (23 Aug)
  8. Unofficial flag bearer Friday (19 Aug)
  9. 7s top job Tuesday (23 Aug)
  10. Ryan's term Thursday (18 Aug)