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BSP Group Donates $20,000 to WOWS Kids Fiji

BSP Life managing director, Michael Nacola, speaking for the BSP Group said that the donation was the culmination of a two week staff fundraising campaign which was topped up by contributions from the Group.
03 Sep 2019 13:14
BSP Group Donates $20,000 to WOWS Kids Fiji
WOWS Kids Fiji co-founder Sina Kami (left) and BSP Life managing director Michael Nacola (right) with staff of BSP Group during the cheque handover on September 2, 2019. Photo: Krishan Raj

BSP Group yesterday handed over a $20,000 cheque to WOWS Kids Fiji.

The donation from BSP Group comprises of the BSP Bank, BSP Life and BSP Finance.

BSP Life managing director, Michael Nacola, speaking for the BSP Group said that the donation was the culmination of a two week staff fundraising campaign which was topped up by contributions from the Group.

“These funds were raised to assist the WOWS Kids Fiji Foundation support our children who are battling cancer,” he said.

“Our hearts goes out to them and we trust this small donation will assist them with treatments and allow them to enjoy a better quality of life.”

Also this year, five staff members volunteered to be advocates for the fundraising drive.

They were Mereseini Delai, Clement Kumar, Susana Bose, Apakuki Nabanivalu and Cema Radinivuya.

BSP Group core value

Mr Nacola said: “The BSP Group’s core values include Vanua and Community and we are proud that our staff are living by our values and making a difference in the lives of our vulnerable children.

“The compassion shown by the BSP Group family is appreciated and demonstrates that our efforts go beyond providing financial services.”

He added: “We are privileged to partner with a trusted charitable organisation like WOWS.

“We invite other corporate organisations to support the Foundation in their work of caring for these children living with cancer and their families.”

Mr Nacola said this is the fifth year of BSP’s support for WOWS, bringing the Group’s total contribution to $100,000.

The BSP Staff WOWS fundraising campaign concluded with a special shaving ceremony.

WOWS Kids Fiji

WOWS Kids Fiji co-founder Sina Kami thanked BSP Group for the kind donation.

“It was not an easy journey in the past 11 years,” she said.

“The donation you give today will go a long way.

“Sometimes it’s easy for us to talk about cancer, but for those of us who have lost their loved ones to cancer is not easy.

“Your children is our children and thank you so much for all your support.”

Ms Kami added they would not be able to go this far without the love and support of BSP Group and the people of Fiji.

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