15 Jan

FIJI – Re-building on Mali

Cyclone Yasa – one of the strongest storms ever recorded – caused major destruction across much of Fiji on 17 December. Entire villages have been flattened and thousands of people are now homeless. Our Field Administrator for Missionary Ventures Fiji, Mere Kato, has been able to travel to her island (Mali) with a carpenter and his family. They’re accompanied by 6 young indo-Fijian men who are former students at a school where Mere once taught. Two are electricians and the rest...

07 Jan

TONGA – The containers have arrived. Now the building work can begin!

While broadcasts continue from the current Tonga Christian Radio building – impacting lives across Tonga – work is about to start on the new building, based around two 40ft shipping containers. The first container arrived on-site in September, and the second container – loaded with 1.8kms of timber, insulation panels, wall-board, office/studio furniture, computer systems and broadcast equipment – finally arrived at Nuku-alofa wharf on 20 December and is now also on-site. Joel and Ofa loading 1.8kms of timber at...