August 12, 2015

Disaster Report Korotasere

The DRR methodology and drill preparation was conducted at Korotasere Village. It is a three days training program and the facilitator within this three days are […]
June 21, 2015

Association Pushes For Change In Attitudes

Changing the mindset. June 21 A team from the Psychiatric Survivors Association led by projects officer Jese Mamanavesi and two volunteers conducted activities at various communities […]
June 17, 2015

Thousands Benefit From Bus Fare Help

President of Rewa Disabled People’s Association, Ms Litia Naitanui (right) with the members of Rewa Disabled Women’s Group while receiving the sewing machines.Photo: Ministry for Women, […]
April 30, 2015

Disability Not A Limitation

Fifty-year-old Rakesh Chand is an employee of the Westpac Call Centre in Suva. Mr Chand is disabled, but his disability did not stop him from achieving more in life. He is married and has a 21-year-old son, Alvis Chand, studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP). He enjoys playing different musical instrument, travelling and keeping fit.
April 14, 2015

Disability fails to deter graduate

HAVING hearing disabilities has not discouraged 26-year-old Etika Naqio from achieving higher education studies, something he dreamt of while growing up. Yesterday, Mr Naqio, commonly known as Eve, proved everyone wrong when he graduated with a Certificate IV in youth works from the Australia Pacific Technical College (APTC) in Suva.
April 13, 2015

Honorable Minister Rosy Sofia Akbar

It is my privilege to be here with you this morning to open your Train the Trainers Training of the Convention on the Rights of Persons […]
April 12, 2015

Mere Rodan Joins Race For Rio

April 12 Mere Rodan Fijian para table tennis player Mere Rodan is one step closer to qualifying for the 2016 Rio Paralympics. This was after she […]
April 1, 2015

Fiji Disabled Peoples Federation launched a special website

Today the Fiji Disabled Peoples Federation also launched a special website for persons living with disabilities in Fiji. The initiative allows disabled persons to tap into the area of information technology. Prayush Chetty described the project as very close to ..
April 1, 2015

Fiji Disabled Peoples Federation’s annual general meeting

The Fiji Dis baled Peoples Federation’s annual general meeting got underway in Suva this morning In opening the three day meeting, President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau reassured […]
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