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On Wednesday 18/8/21 ten Sarah Carers met virtually for the first time.T he meeting was facilitated by Revd Sereima Lomaloma. “Even though our ministry has been affected by the restrictions of COVID-19, we are still able to provide a listening ear to the vulnerable through the use of mobile phones, ” said Christina Tearawa, Sarah Carer support staff. Va Dansey of St Christopher’s Church in Nadi shared what she does to try and stay positive during these challenging times. “I wake up early every morning, go for a walk, do my devotion, send words of encouragement to my friends. ” Taking care of ourselves is very important.
The convention was held at the St Marks, Parish in New Town mainly focusing on the three of the six mataqali’s or clans in the Solomon Community that reside in New Town, Nasinu.
Three of the clans include the Sadro clan, Wai clan and the Orobuli clan.
The convention ended on a high note with a total of 25 participants. Most of these participants expressed their gratitude towards the PVAWFFS Team, our Partners and facilitators for coming down to the community level and setting out a program as such. The workshop was facilitated by the PVAWFFS Team, in collaboration with Revd Tomu Asioli, Fiji Police Force representative, Ms Torika Raguru, Dauveivukei Counselling Support Officer, Revd. Mereti Rabonu and Sarach Carers Support Officer, Christina Tearawa.
The House of Sarah presented to the Southern Divisional Heads from the Fiji Police Force on the work they are doing. In high hopes and with the help of the Fiji Police Force, House of Sarah is looking forward to close partnership in our aim to stop violence against women and children.
Refresher Course Training for our new male community activists in New Town, facilitated by the PVAWFFS Team (Preventing Violence against Women in Fiji’s Faith Settings).
The workshop was conducted for the men in the Suva/ovalau archdeaconry. It was held at the St Luke’s church hall at Suva point. A total of 16 participants attended the evening session and 15 participants on to Saturday 28th November, 2020. The workshop was done in commemorate the 16 days of activism which starts from November 25 to December 10th of every year. The objective of the training was to increase the knowledge on violence against women and children and its impact, better understanding on violence against women and children can be prevented through change of mindset attitude and behavior, and thirdly to recognize that preventing violence against women and children is our collective responsibility. SASA! FAITH is an initiative in which leaders, members and allies of a religion come together to prevent violence against women. It involves a process of community mobilization – an approach and corresponding activities that engage everyone in living the faith based values of Justice, Peace and Dignity. SASA! Faith is implemented by and for the entire faith community. Everyone plays a role and everyone.
The Most Reverend Archbishop The Primate Fereimi Cama opened the two day convention for the Suva – Ovalau Men’s Archdeaconry Workshop on Preventing Violence Against Women. The two- day workshop was hosted at St Lukes Anglican Church, Hutson Street, Suva Point.
The training had been facilitated by Revd. Tomu Asioli and the PVAWFFS team (Preventing Violence against Women Fiji’s Faith Settings).