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Sewing Machine Donations Keep Coming for Fiji

"Fiji's interim government plans to supply every village in the country with two sewing machines," ABC Radio Australia reported today.

The report continues: "They are on track with a recent donation of 500 electric machines from China. Most of the 1,170 villages in Fiji have either a hand or treadle machine courtesy of donations from All China Women's Federation, the Indian government and the Latter-day Saints."

Listen to an interview about the project with Dr Jiko Luveni, Minister for Women's and Social Welfare.

Read more about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' involvement in this initiative to help Fiji women and communities become more self-sufficient.


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