Fiji Time: 1:20 AM on Saturday 25 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Girl, 14, looks after grandma

Felix Chaudhary
Saturday, August 19, 2017

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl who lives alone with and is the sole caregiver for her bedridden grandmother believes God answered her prayers when the Bula Festival Trust gave her blankets and other basic necessities yesterday.

Her 65-year-old grandmother, Salaseini Tivi, was not present at the event.

She suffered a stroke a few years ago and remains immobile.

Ms Vosailagi, a Sabeto District School Year 8 student, said her mother Ivamere Vosailagi died in 2015 and "my father lives somewhere in Tailevu".

For more on this story, please pick up a copy of today's edition of The Fiji Times newspaper or subscribe to our E-Edition.








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 0.62090.6019
JPY 54.904351.9043
GBP 0.36550.3575
EUR 0.41180.3998
NZD 0.71450.6815
AUD 0.64330.6183
USD 0.49000.4730

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 24th, November, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. A-G clears the air on welcome ceremony
  2. Australia will be tough, says Potter
  3. Fiji's costs covered by donors
  4. Final bid: Naiqama lays down RLWC challenge
  5. $1.2m mosque for West
  6. 5pc pay rise
  7. Transport card saga
  8. Tragic end to search for missing girl
  9. On to the next level
  10. Farmers wary of rain

Top Stories this Week

  1. Celebration planned to welcome COP23 delegates Tuesday (21 Nov)
  2. Mystery writings Thursday (23 Nov)
  3. The Crying Rock Sunday (19 Nov)
  4. Bid to win Tuesday (21 Nov)
  5. 'God first' Sunday (19 Nov)
  6. Fiji Bati requests for continued prayers Monday (20 Nov)
  7. Bati rest day Tuesday (21 Nov)
  8. Bati's best Thursday (23 Nov)
  9. Bati hopes to rise again Thursday (23 Nov)
  10. 'Testament of our defence' Sunday (19 Nov)