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FRIEND FIJI has processed over 1000 applications for food rations

FRIEND FIJI has processed over 1000 applications for food rations

By Naveel Krishant
Monday 28/09/2020
FRIEND founder and CEO, Sashi Kiran - [Photo: FRIEND Facebook]

The Foundation for Rural Integrated Enterprises and Development or FRIEND has processed 1000 applications for food rations in about 5 weeks.

This is done at the FRIEND, TISI Sangam and the Civil Society Organizations Alliance for COVID-19 Humanitarian Response Centre in Navakai, Nadi.

FRIEND founder and CEO, Sashi Kiran says they are getting people to go through food security workshops and then provide them with seedlings.

Kiran says they have an increase in the requests for food and they are trying to cope with that.

She adds that 300 families have benefitted from the food security training which includes things like how to make flour at home.

Kiran says it is promising to see people taking up new opportunities for their livelihood and income.

She says they are also partnering with other organizations.

If you want to assist FRIEND Fiji, you can contact them on 8983183 or

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