Yacata women celebrate

Salote Lakotani is all smiles after the opening of the village’s rain harvesting system as it will ease the water woes the villagers were facing. Picture: JOHN KAMEA

Women on the island of Yacata in Cakaudrovehave can now celebrate. All homes except eight now have water tanks that are able to harvest rainwater needed for cooking, drinking and cleaning. STC Winston flattened homes and blew away roofs when it ravaged Fiji in 2016, affecting villagers’ ability to harvest rainwater. Women, who depended on […]

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