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Press Release: International Partnership Provides Sandals to Tongan Students

Press Release: International Partnership Provides Sandals to Tongan Students

On December 8, the Civil Society Forum of Tonga (CSFT) hosted the Aotearoa Tonga Relief Committee (ATRC), who donated 5,000 pairs of high quality sandals that will be distributed to schools across the entire Kingdom of Tonga. Friends of Tonga board member Mr. Maka Pailate, who is also the treasurer of the Aotearoa Tonga Relief Committee (ATRC) and current CEO of the Tonga Health & Social Services- ‘Ākiheuho led the ATRC delegation accompanying the container of footwear. It was through the Friends of Tonga (FoT) link that the CSFT Humanitarian Hub was selected to be the local contact to help distribute the footwear.

Read the full press release here.