Left homeless for more than two days, the Hanuabada families’ plight have been felt by many with donations since the fire began and left more than a 200 people homeless.
Today the City Hall set up a tent to allow city residents to bring in donations. These donations along with Governor, Powes Parkop donations, were brought to Hanuabada.
Lohia Samuel is a part of a committee set up to receive donations and distribute. Lohia says the donations have been flooding in.
A trust account has been set up and the public can deposit donations in the Hanuabada Village Fire Relief account at the Bank of South Pacific, the account number is 7011146458.
Meanwhile donations that have come in include clothing, bedding, kitchen utensils, store goods and cash donations.
So far Oil Search has pledged K10,000, the NCD Governor Powes Parkop with K75,000, and also the Chinese community who have begun pledging donations that have, to date, totalled up to K79,000 with more expected.
The committee goal is to reach K2 million at the end of the week to start rebuilding the houses that were lost in the fire.