Fiji Time: 12:41 AM on Sunday 11 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Positive outcome

Atasa Moceituba
Friday, July 18, 2014

IN every negativity there is always a positive outcome and in order to see beyond the negativity, people need to be intelligent enough to recognise their own share of sorrows, pain and sufferings in life.

This is the view of 19-year-old Lynell Talei Dibose Koli, who is a queen contestant at this year's Vodafone Fiji Hibiscus Festival.

The Suva lass hopes to advocate on ways and measures that could be used to improve technology and combat the effects of climate change.

Sponsored by Valuefone Ltd, the former Jasper Williams High School student says taking part in the mother of all festivals was not about being pretty, but showcasing talents that mattered.

"It's about interacting with the people of this beloved country, learning more about them and to also share the knowledge that I have with them and assist them in whatever way I could."

Miss Dibose said despite the challenges and difficulties she went through in life, she was able to survive the impossible through God's help and guidance.

She said for every challenge she faced, she always made sure she put a cheerful and smiley face all the time. Miss Dibose said attending the Hibiscus festival and watching people coming together for the past years was something that motivated her to contest.

"I then made that decision if all the people could come together just to watch a group of beautiful and intelligent women contest for a crown, then I want to be one of the contestants as well."

Miss Dibose is a student at the Fiji National University studying Information Technology.








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 0.64000.6210
JPY 55.899352.8993
GBP 0.38380.3758
EUR 0.45640.4444
NZD 0.68230.6493
AUD 0.65300.6280
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 09th December, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Torture report
  2. Hong Kong thrash Fijianas
  3. Body found on Suva foreshore
  4. Plight of homeless, pregnant couple
  5. Relief turns to disappointment for villagers
  6. 'Stay focused'
  7. Embassy looks into Seaton's removal
  8. Cameras in court
  9. Vuniwaqa: Social changes needed to fight abuse
  10. Quake hits Solomons, Fijians safe

Top Stories this Week

  1. Superstition or fact Sunday (04 Dec)
  2. Fiji mum, baby kept in cell Wednesday (07 Dec)
  3. Young, no home and pregnant Friday (09 Dec)
  4. Fatal torture Wednesday (07 Dec)
  5. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy Monday (05 Dec)
  6. Year 10 results out, 45pc pass Wednesday (07 Dec)
  7. Fiji's Year 10 results out Tuesday (06 Dec)
  8. 9 years on Friday (09 Dec)
  9. PM did not endorse app Sunday (04 Dec)
  10. Soko's message Tuesday (06 Dec)