Ministry of Health and Save the Children unite

Assistant Health Minister, Hon. Veena Bhatnagar launched Save the Children Fiji’s annual Race for Survival event dedicated to improving the health of children across the country. More than 500 school children from Labasa and surrounds were involved in the 1500m relay race focused on bringing awareness to the impact of dry weather on children’s health […]

Clean hands save lives

Save the Children Fiji are using glitter to teach the benefits of washing your hands with soap to children across the country in their kindergarten classrooms, today. As part of their annual Race for Survival to be held this week, Save the Children are this year focusing on preventing water borne diseases which are likely […]

Save, Sip, Survive for drought

Save the Children Fiji has kicked off an innovative health strategy in Labasa today launching its ‘Save, Sip, Survive’ campaign designed to protect the health of communities impacted by dry weather conditions. The campaign has been designed in partnership with Ministry of Health and supported by experts in Water and Sanitation, Public Health and the […]

Computer helps marganilized children

Save the Chilidren Fiji’s Ana Lotata Colati has been helping educate community teachers in Fiji for more than a decade and her work has become a little easier thanks to the Rotary Club of Suva and SOPAC’s Talanoa Club (SPC) after the donation of a new computer. Ana’s work helps train community teachers whilst mentoring […]

Fiji Gas secure education for children

Fiji Gas has donated $3000 to a community preschool at Kalekana on the outskirts of Lami Town in Fiji which will secure future education for the locally run preschool. The money will be used to create toilet blocks next to the school which will ensure the centre is one step closer to becoming a recognised […]

Teacher’s future manual created

More than 20 of Save the Children’s teachers from across the Western Division worked with Ministry of Education this week to help create a user manual for early childhood teachers working in informal communities across the country. The ‘Safe & Healthy Start. Grow Smart’ Manual will help communities wanting to start locally based education centres […]

Making community health accessible

Save the Children Fiji is equipping communities with the ability to access healthcare in their own homes. Its Community Health Worker training handpicked 14 leaders from six communities in Suva and Nausori to be trained in basic health care as part of the Community Child Nutrition Project (CCNP) funded by Fiji Community Development Program. These […]

1700 kids helped Save the Children Fiji

1700 Stationary starter packs for school children were distributed by Save the Children Fiji today in Suva, Labasa and Lautoka. This year’s Educational Assistance Program was supported by the generosity of local business donations by ANZ Fiji, Standss (South Pacific) Limited and other individuals who were committed to helping prepare children for school from marginalized […]