Fiji’s Children help Vanuatu’s children

“Celebrating the Palm Sunday (Children’s Sunday), it is only proper that children and parents in Fiji dedicate their donations to the more than 30,000 children of Vanuatu as well as children of Tuvalu and Kiribati who are facing the aftermath of the cyclone,” said Methodist Church communications secretary, the Reverend James Bhagwan.

On Palm Sunday The Methodist church in Fiji collected a special donation to go towards their relief efforts for the people of Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Kiribati who are recovering from the onslaught of category five Tropical Cyclone Pam.

Palm Sunday in Fiji is also Children’s Sunday.

In Methodist churches children usually dress in white and lead the worship. They are also give a good meal and gifts

According to UNICEF it is estimated that at least half the population of Vanuatu has been affected by cyclone Pam.

Of these, at least 54,000 are children.


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