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Melaia Vugona of Nadrala Village in Nadroga sits beside the road with her sack of kai (freshwater mussels). Picture: SOPHIA RALULU

Melaia Vugona of Nadrala Village in Nadroga sits beside the road with her sack of kai (freshwater mussels). Picture: SOPHIA RALULU

WHEN you meet Melaia Vugona of Nadrala Village in Nadroga, you see a strong woman who is determined to provide the best for her family at any cost. When we met her last month, Melaia had bloodshot eyes and wrinkled skin which told us she had just returned from diving for kai or freshwater mussels […]

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