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Education is the most powerful tool for empowerment: Vuniwaqa

January 21, 2019 10:02 am
Mereseini Vuniwaqa while handing over the school supplies to the students of Nanuku Settlement in Vatuwaqa [Source: Fijian Government]

More than 100 students of Nanuku Settlement in Vatuwaqa yesterday received their school stationery packages.

The packages were from the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation.

The students range from Year 1 to Year 13 and attend various schools in the nearby areas.

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The packages included exercise books, book covers and other everyday school stationery items.

While handing over the school supplies, the Minister Mereseini Vuniwaqa told the students and parents of Nanuku, that education is the most powerful empowerment tool which can be used to bring about positive changes in communities.

Daisy Kumar, a 41-year-old single mother says the assistance will enable her daughter to amply prepare for Year nine which she starts today.

Meanwhile, the ‘Turaga Ni Koro’ of Nanuku Settlement, Iosefo Baleinatuvu says the help will be a huge relief for the families assisted.

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