Tourists Donate Stationery to Save The Children Fiji
Passengers wanted to help Fijian children who had been affected by Cyclone Winston
The devastation of Tropical Cyclone Winston has prompted passengers on board the MV Pacific Pearl to assist with relief efforts.
Tourists on board the cruise liner collected school stationery and handed it to the Save the Children Fiji at Port Denarau Marina on Saturday.
MV Pacific Pearl administration director Jacqueline Schampier, while handing over the stationery to a representative from Save the Children, said passengers wanted to help Fijian children who had been affected by TC Winston. Receiving the donation, Save the Children Fiji representative , Kini Sulua, said they were grateful for the kind donation that had been received to help children. “There are many children out there who will definitely need these stationery. We have been travelling to the interior of Rakiraki, Tavua and other parts of Fiji trying to reach out to affected children,” he said. Mr Salua said the donation by the tourists would bring smiles to
MV Pacific Pearl is the sixth cruise ship of the P&O Cruises Australia brand. She was renamed Ocean Village in 2003 when the brand was established. She was transferred to P&O Cruises Australia and renamed Pacific
Edited by Filipe Naigulevu
From left: Save the Children Fiji representative Kini Sulua receiving the donation from MV Pacific Pearl administration director Jacqueline Schampier, with Port Agent for Pacific Pearl Leone Naivalu and Pacific Destination Facilitator Ilisoni Koroi at Port Denarau
Marina in Nadi.