Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fiji: Navesau Teacher can still manage a smile

“At least I have free air conditioning now.” Talk about looking on the bright side. John is a teacher from Navesau on Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island. During the wild winds of Cyclone Winston, he lost his house. Not quite all of it, admittedly. Three of the four walls still […]

Fiji: Family now sleeping in their car

“This is my first time to experience such a devastating hurricane. It was very devastating and very frightening.” Kalisito and his wife Francis came home from church with their four daughters on Saturday afternoon, and quite literally walked into one of the largest recorded cyclones in the southern hemisphere. The […]

Fiji in the dark following Winston

Twenty-four hours after Cyclone Winston smashed Fiji the full picture of the destruction remains unknown. Power, water, communication, roads and other vital infrastructure remain cut and many parts of the country, including the regions likely hardest hit by the Category 5 storm, are uncontactable. The official death toll has risen to […]

Fiji Braces for Cyclone Winston

A category five tropical cyclone bearing down on Fiji threatens to devastate the country. Your donation to our Disaster Relief Fund can help people who have been affected. Urgent assistance is needed. Donate now. Cyclone Winston is travelling westward and is predicted to make landfall early on Sunday (local time). Winds […]

1000km Ride Raises $70,000

One day into their epic adventure – riding a thousand kilometres in ten days on a tandem bicycle – Louise and Nat Ginn had doubts. “After day one I wasn’t sure if I’d actually make it,” Louise said. “The first couple of days were quite painful, but after day three I […]