Former resident of St Christopher's Home designs and opens her own bar, invites sisters and children from the home for the opening

Former resident of St Christopher's Home designs and opens her own bar, invites sisters and children from the home for the opening

By Sheenal Charan
Saturday 11/12/2021

Children and sisters from St. Christopher's Home were hosted to a free dinner and mocktail during the opening of Happy Tummy Bar at Magson Plaza in Samabula, Suva by a former resident of the home.

Bar owner, Sanjana Jayrrad says she was a child of St. Christopher's Home since she was 7-years-old until she moved out to pursue tertiary education.

The 30-year-old says she has spent her childhood at St. Christopher's Home and worked her way up which is why it was important for her to honour the home for what they have done towards her upbringing.

Jayrrad says she has worked in the construction field for about years and designed the bar herself.

She adds the opening of the bar has provided employment to seven people and she invested around $70,000.

She says the bar was built in April this year before the second wave of COVID-19 and as soon as she was about to launch the bar, things took a wrong turn.

Jayrrad says her hopes are high and she would love to expand her business in the future.

Westpac
FEATURE NEWS
Turaga says SG’s Chambers, Law Reform Comm and Ministry will work with FEO to undertake review of electoral process
Minister for Justice, Siromi Turaga stresses that the Office of the Solicitor General’s Chambers, the Fiji Law Reform Commission and the Ministry of...
2 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Top international entertainers MR.MR. and Piva to perform at Fiji Showcase
Top international entertainers, MR.MR. and Rogerio Piva are coming to Fiji Showcase 2024. Event Coordinator for Total Event Company, Mahjabeen ...
2 hours ago

78 homeowners’ applications approved for Fiji's Termite Control Subsidy Programme
78 applications have been assessed and confirmed that they meet the criteria for the Control Assistance Programme by Fiji's Termites ...
2 hours ago

SPBD opens 10th branch in Nausori
Going down to Suva to do payments, fill in forms and applications will be a thing of the past for members of the South Pacific Business Development ...
2 hours ago

Protecting our waters against trans-national organised crime is a challenge – PM
Fiji faces the challenge of protecting our waters against trans-national organised crime and through the combined efforts of our border agencies ...
6 hours ago

I was horrified to hear the PM say it’s only $8.1M - Fong
President of the Organizations for People Living with Disabilities, Elizabeth Fong says she was horrified to hear Prime Minister, Sitiveni Rabuka say ...
6 hours ago



fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
yb
IN DEPTH
RFNS Puamau submergence on Fulaga Reef
No timeline has been given on how long the salvage operations for the RFNS Puamau will take as the Fiji Navy has started the de-fuelling process in Fulaga in a bid to safely salvage the vessel from the reef.
5 days ago

Crisis within FijiFirst relating to the termination of 17 MPs who voted for salary increases
A crisis has erupted within the FijiFirst party relating to the termination of 17 members of parliament who supported the government's motion to ...
10 days ago

Pre-Budget 2024-2025
Pre Budget 2024-2025 budget recommendations and an insight of what people on the ground wish to see in the National Budget
12 days ago

TOP