BA INMATES CARRY OUT COMMUNITY WORK
Inmates from the Ba Correction Centre doing community work at the Veilomani Boys Home.
Nine inmates from the Ba Corrections Centre yesterday busied themselves with community work at the Veilomani Boys Centre.
The activity was part of efforts by the Fiji Corrections Services to rehabilitate inmates under the Yellow Ribbon Project.
Centre Officer in Charge, Principal Corrections Officer Filimoni Tavatavanawai said inmates helped cleaned the Homes’ vegetation and surrounding compound.
Mr Tavatavanawai commended the inmates for their dedication and hard work.
“We will continue to visits schools and health centres to perform our monthly Civic Pride. This is part of our community work under the Yellow Ribbon Project Rehabilitation programme,” he says.
He said management at the Home were happy with the work done.
Veilomani Boys Centre Pastor Ivan Singh said the clean up by inmates was timely and thanked the Corrections department the initiative.
Veilomani Boys Home is houses young boys who have been placed under the custody of the State to rehabilitate and re-establish them with their respective families and communities.
The home also operates the vocational training centre for school drop outs within the Ba vicinity and was established in 1975 by the Methodist Church.