Education for underprivileged children in Fiji

 
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has made updates to their project page.
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    A Wheelchair for Muhsin
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter,  In our continuing efforts to support children and underprivildged schools in Fiji, GVI has recently responded to a request passed on from the Nadi Branch of The Fiji Red Cross to assist a four year old boy from Nadi who has been unable to walk since birth due to a syndromic condition. Muhsin Shaheem,...
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has received 1 donation
    • 2 months ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Full Time Education at New School
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter, Thanks to the overwhelming support this project has received, last year we decided to test a pilot education project in a new school. After the success of the 2013 pilot project, GVI was invited by the school management of Dawasamu Secondary School to begin a full time education project there. The pilot...
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Clean School Waste Management Initiative
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter,  Navunisea School is a rural primary school located in the Dawasamu District on the eastern coast of Viti Levu. At the end of the school day the children sweep out the classrooms and the mixed rubbish is either burned or buried in the school compound.   The current waste management system was...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has received 1 donation
    • 5 months ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has received 4 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Vinaka vaka levu!
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Vinaka vaka levu! That means thank you in Fijian and a big thank you to you for supporting our communities in Fiji in 2013 from GVI Fiji and the GVI Charitable Trust.This Christmas and New Year, the schools are close but that does not mean we can's start preparing for 2014! At Navunisea School, Silana there is no library...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has received 1 donation
    • 8 months ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has made updates to their project page.
    • 9 months ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Harvesting Ratu Meli Memorial School's vegetables
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Dear Supporter,   The vegetable gardens at Ratu Meli Memorial School have been a huge success. Not only have they generated food for the students to eat for their lunches but the vegetables have also been sold to Blue Lagoon Resort. With the help of the students, GVI has planted eggplant, lettuce, Chinese cabbage, long...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has received 1 donation
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Monitoring success of one-on-one Tuition Programs
    By - GVI Fiji - Fiji Base
    Dear friend, I hope this finds you well. I have a very exciting report for you today. Quite a long factual report but we hope the data shows clearly the impact this project is having on the children in Fiji.  Global Vision International introduced a one-on-one tuition program at Ratu Meli Memorial School in January...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has received 12 donations
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Earth Day at Ratu Meli Memorial School
    By - Dan Lund - Fiji Country Director
    On April 22nd GVI Fiji’s team celebrated Earth Day by planting Vesi trees at Ratu Meli Memorial School (RMMS). Vesi are commonly used for coastal protection and windbreaks in Fiji, but in this case the main purpose for planting these trees was to help prevent soil erosion and flooding that occurs at the school during...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Update from Fiji on recovery efforts
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    On Dec 17th 2012 the Fiji Islands were bombarded by a Category 4 Cyclone, gusting up to 270km/H and causing widespread damage across the island group. The eye of Cyclone Evan passed directly through the region of the Yasawa Islands where GVI has been working since June 2011, damaging infrastructure and destroying...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    2012 Education review and goals for 2013
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust Manager
    As the 2012 school year closed and the 2013 year began, the GVI Education team can now reflect on the progress and achievements made during the first full academic year completed at Ratu Meli Memorial School (RMMS). Throughout this academic year there have been several key developments in the Education Program which have...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Cyclone Evan Disaster Recovery
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust Manager
    On 17th December 2012, Severe Tropical Cyclone Evan hit the Fijian islands, causing catastrophic damage. Damaging heavy waves, rain and thunderstorms including severe flash flooding hit the Yasawas and Western Division.  The Yasawas communities where the GVI Charitable Trust work was severely affected. Winds...
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    A Volunteers Account
    By - Alice Hawkes - GVI Charitable Trust Team
    Today we are lucky enough to have a first hand of the work that goes on in Nacula Village from a Volunteers perspective... Over the past 2 weeks I have been working in the village of Nacula at their Kindergarten. Kindergarten operates from 9am – 12pm everyday with an average of about 15 children a day, ranging from 2...
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Marine and Environmental Awareness
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    Global Vision International (GVI) and Vinaka Fiji’s Marine Research and Conservation Project aims to conduct research that will facilitate long term benefits for the local communities of the Yasawas and help guarantee food security for future generations. The program is designed to empower communities by providing...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    RMMS Developments!
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    A double update today - the RMMS rugby tournament, and decorating Class 5! Firstly, the rugby... Every July primary schools participate in regional rugby and netball tournaments held all over Fiji. This year Ratu Meli Memorial School was the host of the tournament for the Yasawa Islands region. The tournament was held over...
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Ratu Meli Memorial School IT Program
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    GVI and Ratu Meli Memorial School of Nacula Island have received 25 used laptops donated by  School District No. 23, Central Okanagan, Canada, which was facilitated by volunteer Keddy and her father Dave Pavlik.  Once the laptops were released from customs, GVI volunteers and staff set about developing an IT...
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Exciting Improvements!
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    A little over a year ago, Susan Carter arrived in Fiji on our first ever intake of volunteers. As an experienced teacher working at the Singapore American School, Susan was moved by the challenges faced by the island schools and the lack of resources. Susan thoroughly enjoyed her time volunteering at Ratu Meli School and...
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Volunteer Life
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    On Saturday morning a mini bus of 6 GVI volunteers left Nadi headed for the Silana Village, in Eastern Viti Levu, to begin working with a new community and primary school. When we arrived in Silana on Saturday evening we were welcomed by a chorus of villagers and their guitars. With the help of some Fijian muscle we moved...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has received 25 donations
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    New Room at RMMS
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    In the last few months we have converted a room previously used for storing broken chairs and desks into a work and storage space for GVI volunteers at RMMS. With the help of the construction team we began by emptying the storeroom, which as you can see in the photograph above was no mean feat. We were able to salvage and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Tutorial Programme at Ratu Meli School
    By - Aoife Bulman - Charitable Trust Team
    At the end of the 2011 academic year we began evaluating the individual needs of the pupils at Ratu Meli Memorial School in preparation for implementing a one-on-one tuition programme. The aim was to improve the literacy levels and confidence of those pupils who needed additional support. RMMS is a government run school on...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    Amazing support for the GVI Charitable Trust
    By - Ross Deans - GVI Charitable Trust Manager
    We would like to share the most recent trustee report from the GVI Charitable Trust. This report covers the six month period from July to December 2011. We are delighted to share that this has been by far our most successful period, raising in six months nearly as much as we did the whole of the previous year. This increase...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji posted a progress report
    GVI 'Children of the Sun' Holiday school
    By - Ross Deans - GVI Charitable Trust Manager
    During the summer holidays the GVI team ran a holiday school program for children across four villages, spending 2 days with the children of each village running a nomadic childcare program. The holiday school involved a variety of activities including soccer practice, Frisbee, drawing, face painting, dancing, story time,...
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has made updates to their project page.
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has made updates to their project page.
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Education for underprivileged children in Fiji has received 1 donation
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Project Leader

Sophie Birkett

GVI Charitable Trust Manager
Exeter, Devon United Kingdom

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