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Veitongo Tongan Kava Club celebrate scholarship program anniversary

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 27/12/2018

The Tongan Kava Club Fetakinima of Veitongo yesterday celebrated their 20th anniversary of their annual scholarship program.

The program began with a prayer service led by the village’s Free Wesleyan Church minister followed by a luncheon with various entertainment performances as part of the celebrations.

The treasurer of the club – Tevita Tukimaka says, they assist families who are struggling financially, by paying for the childrens high school fees, and during the celebrations they also highlighted the achievements of the first group of recipients of their scholarships.

Tukimaka says many of the students they had helped with the scholarship have gone abroad for further studies and were the successful results of their scholarship program.

The Fetakinima Tongan Kava Club has more than 80 members who all contribute to the scholarship fund.

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