30th July

A blessing for Bhan

After his elder brother passed away, Sushil Bhan had no choice but to take over the business he had started to sustain his family. The Nadera resident studied automotive engineering at the Rishikul Vocational Centre...

29th July

Love and commitment – Tuilau quits dream to look after parents

Sailasa Tuilau had dreams of becoming a mechanical engineer. It was an area of interest for the Nasauwere villager of Naitasiri ever since he was a little boy. He was always fascinated with how machines worked. Mr Tuilau said his interest in mechanics developed even further when he realised there were no mechanical engineers in...

28th July

Sudesh’s leaves a lasting impression – Votualevu’s grass cutter

When Sudesh Prakash started his grass cutting business merely a decade ago, he was reluctant at first about investing in the trade. He was uncertain of the possibility of earning good revenue from it. A couple of years later, the Votualevu, Nadi resident realised this sole trade was about dedication and commitment and ensuring he...

27th July

Fuata’s COVID-19 recipe – Live, love and bake

Jean Tiana Rose Fuata was in her last year of studies at the University of the South Pacific when Fiji recorded its first case of COVID-19. Acting on a hunch that the situation in Fiji would be uncertain going into the future, she started baking and selling brownies to help out with meeting some of the costs at home. Ms...

26th July

Proud garage owner – Zibran, a school dropout becomes successful

When health issues robbed him of completing high school, Abdul Zibran turned to using his knowledge about fixing vehicles to earn a living. The Maqbool Rd, in Nadera, Nasinu resident, said he now had a completely new outlook on life and a definition to the word “success.” “Being educated does not mean success, there are various ways for one to succeed in...