Fiji Time: 11:23 PM on Friday 19 January

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 0.62390.6049
JPY 56.369653.3696
GBP 0.36040.3524
EUR 0.41060.3986
NZD 0.69380.6608
AUD 0.63130.6063
USD 0.50390.4869

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 19th, January, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Patient info leaked
  2. Four miss out
  3. Stench concern
  4. Men appear in court for separate cases
  5. Ministry looks into Kanailagi case
  6. 624,404 voters
  7. Ba files protest against Nadi
  8. A simple turn of the tap
  9. 4-day water cut for West
  10. Blocked drain an eyesore, health issue

Top Stories this Week

  1. Trip turns tragic Thursday (18 Jan)
  2. Love will keep us together Sunday (14 Jan)
  3. $100 a day Sunday (14 Jan)
  4. Mela beats the odds Thursday (18 Jan)
  5. Capt William calls it a day after 45 years Sunday (14 Jan)
  6. Nadi man dies in crash Wednesday (17 Jan)
  7. National strike if no resolution, says FTUC Sunday (14 Jan)
  8. Tube ride to school Thursday (18 Jan)
  9. Teachers transfer policy Monday (15 Jan)
  10. Man attacks partner Monday (15 Jan)