The 5th National Women’s Expo was today opened by the First Lady, Madam Sarote Konrote at the FMF Gymnasium.
Speaking at the 3 day event and addressing 500 participants from Fiji’s 4 divisions, Madam Konrote said that the annual event is a great example of innovative intervention in terms of the economic empowerment for rural Fijian women artisans.
“It is now a signature event and one of the key platforms for women’s economic empowerment in Fiji.”
“Empowering women artisans presents a unique opportunity in various marking platforms with our donor partners and promotes Fijian made products.”
The First Lady also handed out certificates to 5 women exhibitors who also received $1000 from the Ministry of Women.