This Monday the 11th of November was a very special day for Destination Dreaming and Nasivikoso, the Fijian village we have been working with since 2004. We were honoured to be a part of the foundation laying ceremony for the Nasivikoso Primary School. We joined with the village to bless the school site and pour the first load of concrete. An amazing moment, that wouldn’t have been possible without the wonderful support of our past participants and supporters in Australia. Vinaka vaka levu. Read more
A group of health promotion and nursing students recently returned from 10-days in the remote Fijian highlands.
The students gained valuable pre-service experience and exposure to the unique issues presented by remote area and tropical health, as well as a life-changing cultural immersion experience.
The students consulted with a cross-section of stakeholders in the highland region, gathering data for a needs assessment informing a proposal for a nursing station in our host village. The expedition provided valuable support for a key Dreaming Project- the collaborative construction of a nursing station to address the lack of proximate health care in the village.
The visit, led by Destination Dreaming Program Co-ordinator Clint Miller, was successful in raising the awareness of the Fiji Military, who have pledged support in clearing the proposed construction site.
For further information on this Dreaming Project, or to coordinate a tertiary workplace training or research project, please don’t hesitate to contact us.