More fam­ily support re­quired

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

As a mid­wife, I have the en­joy­able task of sup­port­ing new fam­i­lies in our com­mu­nity.

Their strength to keep go­ing in the face of daily chal­lenges is in­spir­ing.

Fam­i­lies work hard to care for their chil­dren and build a pos­i­tive fu­ture in the pres­ence of in­creas­ing bills and stress.

We are for­tu­nate to have lo­cal support for fam­i­lies by the way of our many vol­un­teer or­gan­i­sa­tions, and for­tu­nate that fam­ily in­ter­ests are now rep­re­sented na­tion­ally by the Fam­i­lies’ Com­mis­sion.

We con­tinue to grow in our col­lec­tive recog­ni­tion that the

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