Veiuto Mufti Funds For Adopt A School Ini­tia­tive

Co-or­di­nat­ing with the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion to visit their adopted school on April 1

Fiji Sun - - Nation - LUSIANA TUIMAISALA

The Veiuto Pri­mary School has col­lected over $ 1000 and other school ma­te­ri­als for a school in the prov­ince of Ra, says head teacher Ravaele Mara. The 1081 stu­dents and 30 teach­ers had a Mufti-Day re­cently.

The school is co-or­di­nat­ing with the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion for a rep­re­sen­ta­tion of stu­dents, teach­ers, par­ents and the board of Veiuto Pri­mary to travel to their adopted school on Fri­day, April 1. Mr Mara said the pur­pose of this fundrais­ing was to reach out to stu­dents who have been af­fected dur­ing Trop­i­cal Cy­clone Win­ston.

“When they had the meet­ing, the teach­ers mooted the idea of adopt­ing a school. “In the pre­vi­ous years the school has been also help­ing other pri­mary schools that faced some sort of dif­fi­cul­ties af­ter some nat­u­ral dis­as­ters, and this year af­ter Cy­clone

Win­ston the school de­cided to go ahead and adopt an­other school. “They have in­formed the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion about this and the Min­istry has cho­sen a school for them.” The school is mak­ing a last call to any par­ents, old schol­ars or friends who want to do­nate cash or school items to con­tact them.

Edited by Ru­si­ate Mataika

Photo: Vil­imoni Va­ganalau

Veituo Pri­mary School stu­dents with some of the pack­aged items for their adopted school in Ra.

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