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Marist Old Boys Association to assist 11 villages in Kubulau

Marist Old Boys Association to assist 11 villages in Kubulau

By Priteshni Nand
Saturday 23/01/2021
[Image: MOBA Relief/Facebook]

12 members of Marist Old Boys Association are in Kubulau, Bua to assist the villagers affected by Cyclone Yasa.

A volunteer, Lawrence Tikaram says they have been collecting relief items for the past month and have been assisted by friends from Fiji and abroad.

Tikaram says they have taken more than 20 tonnes of items which includes chainsaws, hammers, nails, water pipes and tanks, seedlings, gumboots, beddings, mosquito nets, pots and pans, 40 cartons of stationery and clothes.

He says these items will be distributed amongst 11 villages based on the needs of the affected people.

Tikaram says they also distributed stationery packs to students of Ratu Luke Primary School in Bua.

You can also check out our Hands Across Fiji section on our website, fijivillage where we connect people needing assistance to help those severely affected by COVID-19 and TC Yasa to those who are looking at initiatives to assist the worst affected.

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