The birth of Jasper Williams school

The entrance to Jasper Williams Primary School in Lautoka. Picture: SITERI SAUVAKACOLO/FILE

IN the early 1920s, Fijian girls of Indian descent who were mostly descendants of Fiji’s indentured labourers did not have an opportunity to gain an education. While education during those early days may have been centred on males, it was just ideal for the early Wesleyan missionaries to establish a school that would provide a […]

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