New Zealand Mormons respond to children’s needs in Fiji

by | Oct. 19, 2011

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As a young girl growing up in rural Fiji, Ledua Kollinisau had few books at her school. Today, she said, children's reading books are still scarce in the remote parts of Fiji.

“Because my village is on a remote island, the supply ships that bring essential educational materials arrive very infrequently,” Kollinisau said.

Thanks to generous donations from New Zealanders across the lower North Island, children in rural Fiji will soon be receiving a lot more books — 45,000 to be exact.

The books were collected for Fiji’s children during a month-long community book drive called Books for Fiji, organized by Mormon Helping Hands of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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