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Take Advantage Of REACH Platform, Fijians Urged

The platform helps delivers Government’s information and related services based on the social, economic and legal rights as enshrined in the Fijian Constitution.
24 Nov 2021 13:51
Take Advantage Of REACH Platform, Fijians Urged
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar.

Fijians in the communities near the venues of the two-week REACH programmes, which will be taking place in the Nadroga/ Navosa province, have been encouraged to take advantage of the service platform.

The Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion (REACH) platform is one of Government’s innovative methods to improve service delivery for all Fijians.

The platform helps delivers Government’s information and related services based on the social, economic and legal rights as enshrined in the Fijian Constitution.

The two-week programme, which is organised by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme through funding from the Government of Japan, will be from November 22 to December 3.

It will be taking place at the following areas:

Date and Venue:

  • 22 November – Lomawai Village Hall
  • 23 November – Semo Village Hall Ground
  • 24 November – Nadovi Police Post
  • 25 November – Sigatoka Town (B.L Naidu car park opposite bus stand)
  • 26 November – Vatumali Government Station Keiyasi (Adi Nadroga-Navosa day)
  • November – Tagaqe Primary School Ground
  • 30 November – Baravi Handicrafts Carpark Vatukarasa
  • 1 December – Conua District School
  • 2 December – Sigatoka Village Ground
  • 3 December – Korotogo Village Hall

Stakeholders who will be part of the mobile service include: –

  • the Fijian Elections Office,
  • Ministry of Justice (Births, Deaths and Marriages Office),
  • Ministry of Health and Medical Services,
  • Medical Services Pacific,
  • Fiji Police Force,
  • Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission,
  • Ministry of iTaukei Affairs,
  • Spinal Injury Association,
  • Empower Pacific,
  • Fiji Water Authority,
  • United Nations Development Programme,
  • Project HEAVEN,
  • Sai Prema Foundation Fiji
  • and the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation.

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar encourages Fijians in the surrounding areas to take advantage of it.

She added that the Government, through her ministry, was committed to providing Fijians the best service delivery irrespective of their geographical location.

During the two-week awareness, members of the public would be able to access services such as registration of birth, birth certificates, social welfare services, counselling, medical checks, new voter registration and correction of voter information.

Feedback: jyotip@fijisun.com.fj

 

 



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