Fiji Football Association donates $9,209 to WOWS Kids Fiji

Fiji Football Association donates $9,209 to WOWS Kids Fiji

By Mansi Chand
Monday 11/09/2023
[Photo: Fiji Football]

One dollar from the purchase of every football tournament ticket will be contributed towards WOWS, and we are delighted to hand over $9,209 to the organisation from the ticket sale of the Fiji FACT tournament.

Fiji Football Association President Rajesh Patel highlighted this during the cheque handover to WOWS Kids Fiji at the Fiji FA Academy.

The Vice Chairperson of WOWS, Vilash Chand says the partnership started in January this year with an understanding that a certain percentage of ticket sales will be contributed towards the treatment of children with cancer.

Chand says they require $300,000 to $350,000 as the cash flow to ensure that they are in a stable condition to assist the children with cancer.

He says they have met their mandate along with the constraints as it is not easy to raise funds in Fiji but assistance and donations from various corporate businesses helps them to stand strong.

Meanwhile, an average of 20 children die every year, while 14 precious souls have already lost their lives this year from cancer.

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