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The Marketing Director of VaiWai Cate Pleass commissioned Dreketi Surface Water Project in Cakaudrove Province.
RPW Executive Officer Neil Maharaj is currently inspecting ongoing projects at Nabalebale Vilage and Levuka Village in Cakaudrove Province.
With RPW’s objective to “providing access to safe drinking water to rural communities,’’ the people of Dubalevu now have access to safe water that complies with the Fijian National Drinking Water Standards. This project definitely contributes to the overall improved living conditions and health of the Dubalevu community.
Bilolo is a rural community in Ba with around 200 people situated along Kings Road near Ba town. Representatives from the community approached Rotary Pacific Water for Life Foundation (RPW) with a request to examine their existing borehole and pump system. The pumps they had been installing were breaking down at an unusual rate of
The Ford Motor Foundation & the GlobalGiving International Grant Programme through its local distributors Shreedhar Motors provided a grant of USD15,000 to Rotary Pacific Water today. The grant will enable RPW to provide access to clean drinking water and improved sanitation to about 200 residents in the rural communities of Waisa and Vatunilose in the Naitasiri province. The cheque
The Rotary Pacific Water for Life Foundation (RPW) team spent two days in the settlement of Cobue in Bua Vanua Levu to retrieve a submersible pump that got stuck in a borehole. A few months ago a routine maintenance operation had gone wrong, leaving the pump locked in the well at 27m below ground level.
As Fiji commemorated its 47th year of independence, children in the Waisa settlement in Naitasiri imagined possible scenarios in the form of drawings on what it would be like for people, plants, animals and their surroundings if there is no water for a day.
The Rotary Pacific Water for Life Foundation (RPW) will be implementing water projects in various communities in the Naitasiri province in future with generous financial assistance under the New Zealand Government Assistance Programme. Vatunilose and Waisa settlements are the first two communities identified for this exercise. Prior to every implementation, a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) training was
It was a great day for the people of Naqumu, Coqeloa, Coqeloa Number 3 and Raranibulubulu villages in Macuata, Vanua Levu today as they now have access to safe drinking water. This has been made possible by the Rotary Pacific Water for Life Foundation through a generous donation from the Government of Japan under the