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Single Mum Passes A Sign Language Course Which Allows Her To Communicate With Her Daughter

Ms Batiloga said when she realised last year that her daughter Lorraine Akosh couldn’t talk, she took her for an autism class at Labasa School for Special Education.
07 Dec 2022 17:48
Single Mum Passes A Sign Language Course Which Allows Her To Communicate With Her Daughter
Marica Batiloga with her daughter Lorraine Akosh in Labasa on December 6, 2022. Photo: Shratika Naidu

A single mother of six children sacrificed her comfortable village life to help her five-year-old daughter.

Marica Batiloga of Saqani, Cakaudrove, was among the 17 participants to graduate with a Certificate in Basic Sign Language at Labasa School for Special Education in Labasa last weekend.

The 10-week course was organised by the Fiji Association of the Deaf Northern branch, with support from the Fiji Sign Language Committee sponsored by Rotary Club of Labasa.

 

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