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Going online – Maggie’s booming retail business

Maggie Savu is a real-life superwoman when it comes to meeting the needs of mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic. At a time when expectant mothers struggle to find and buy affordable clothing for their new born in Suva, Maggie’s online business offers...

2nd August

The curry house – Babasiga Halal Bites thrives in delta town

No journey from Nausori to Korovou would be complete without a pit stop at the Babasiga Halal and a quick sample of what many describe as the best curry in Rewa. Situated on the main road beside Agro Marketing Fiji, you would not be able to miss the eatery. If the long line of vehicles and foot traffic won’t give away...

30th July

A blessing for Bhan

After his elder brother passed away, Sushil Bhan had no choice but to take over the business he had started to sustain his family. The Nadera resident studied automotive engineering at the Rishikul Vocational Centre but gave up his garage dream to take over the aluminum joinery works that his brother left behind in 2006....

29th July

Love and commitment – Tuilau quits dream to look after parents

Sailasa Tuilau had dreams of becoming a mechanical engineer. It was an area of interest for the Nasauwere villager of Naitasiri ever since he was a little boy. He was always fascinated with how machines worked. Mr Tuilau said his interest in mechanics developed even further when he realised there were no mechanical engineers in...

28th July

Sudesh’s leaves a lasting impression – Votualevu’s grass cutter

When Sudesh Prakash started his grass cutting business merely a decade ago, he was reluctant at first about investing in the trade. He was uncertain of the possibility of earning good revenue from it. A couple of years later, the Votualevu, Nadi resident realised this sole trade was about dedication and commitment and ensuring he...

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