Shoeshine boys trained on customer services
October 14, 2014 7:02 pm
Shoeshine boys in Suva have been given the chance to hone their skills and offer better services so they can make a better living.
The Rescue Mission Community Association and the Community Policing Unit are helping nine shoeshine boys.
The RMCA Director Rev Jekope Serukalou says as part of the assistance, two shoeshine chairs will be placed in Suva City to provide a more comfortable and
“The long term plan is to have the chairs in every location where the shoeshine workers are stationed .So that is a long term plan but it will depend to the sponsors that we are approach for more chairs to be built.”
Shoeshine boys are being taught customer service and the skills of providing professional service in a two day workshop.
Most of the shoeshine boys make a living from shining shoes, but have never had professional training.