Meet Our Partners
The depth of our association with local communities, government departments and organisations within Fiji is unique and unrivalled. Think Pacific is an organisation built upon collaboration and long term partnerships, of which we are very proud. Every expedition is planned, directed and assessed by the communities, provincial councils and the Fijian Ministry to ensure it has vital purpose and long term sustainability. We are respected for working within the framework of the government, adding benefit to long term strategies and the development of rural areas.Connect With Our Charities Impact
Hear what the British High Commissioner, Government Secretaries and NGO’s Directors have to say about our projects in Fiji.
Our projects are guided by the action plans of the National Centre for Health Promotion and the government directive, ‘Towards a Healthy Fiji Programme’ (TAHF). This is a holistic development approach being implemented in rural areas, which supports combined initiatives to achieve whole solutions to poverty issues by developing knowledge and education, facilitating vital infrastructure and empowering Fijian people to live healthy, sustainable lives.
Think Pacific has national approval for our educational projects, holding a memorandum of understanding with The Fijian Ministry of Education. Think Pacific is an authority for developing youth projects in schools and kindergartens in Fiji. We support primary education needs as endorsed within the Ministry of Education strategic plans, including implementing extra-curricular programmes and establishing the first kindergarten schools across five Fijian islands.
Think Pacific signed an MOU with the Ministry of Youth & Sports on the 12th June 2014. Think Pacific support and implement on our projects, the Ministry’s concepts and initiatives for expanding opportunities for young Fijians to develop themselves, including nurturing sports teams and youth groups, providing mobile skills training, supporting youth mentoring and growing extra-curricular activities such as the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme in Fijian schools.
Think Pacific signed an MOU with the Fiji National Sports Commission on the 21st May 2014. The key areas of co-operation between Think Pacific and the Fiji National Sports Commission include the facilitation of key sporting concepts and initiatives such as the Sports Outreach Scheme, the Educate the Educators training programme as well as supporting National events and developing grass roots Youth & Sports clubs in rural settings.
“Absolutely amazing experience and definitely the best 10 weeks of my life in Malake. Think Pacific are doing amazing things all over Fiji, they are friendly, organized, full of information and they think of absolutely everything, to ensure that you are prepared and love every minute of your time in Fiji. Their team leaders are unparalleled and made the experience what it was. So, if you ever get the chance to go to Fiji with TP, DO NOT HESITATE! GO! I will certainly be back for sure.”
Over time we have developed very proud partnerships with organisations which are having a huge impact on the ground in Fiji, in line with our aims, values, beliefs and mission.
Think Pacific partners the Little One’s in delivering ‘The Mobile Kindi’ which aims to provide early years education to rural areas of Fiji which have no access to education otherwise. Furthermore, the Little One’s founder, Anelesi is an early years education consultant for Think Pacific.
Think Pacific partner the Fiji Rugby Union in delivering the World Rugby “Get Into Rugby” programme to primary school students across our project settings. The ‘Get Into Rugby’ programme aims to deliver new coaches and referees by encouraging participants of all ages and abilities to “Try, Play and Stay” in Rugby in a safe and fun environment.
Think Pacific are working with UNICEF to deliver their Sport 2 Life programme, which aims to enrich youths through social development, using sport as the tool of engagement. Think Pacific staff undertook training by UNICEF Pacific in 2016 to expand our reach and deliver Sport 2 Life in new provinces and regions of Fiji.
Think Pacific has a close and supportive relationship with Rotary clubs and Think Pacific Director, Harry Hunter, has been honoured to receive the Paul Harris Fellowship Award for Think Pacific’s services in Fiji. Over the past few years TP has provided funding assistance, and logistical support in the delivery of donation items across Fiji.
The British High Commission have provided strong to support to Think Pacific since our launch and support our staff and volunteer teams with advice, consular services and basic travel updates and advice. The British High Commissioner has also visited our volunteer teams and project locations on the following occasions.
Think Pacific signed an MOU with the Fiji Sports Council on the 6th November 2013. The key areas of co-operation include support and assistance for national sporting events, providing funding, resources and sponsorship for sports events and delivering education and welfare workshops for students and young athletes.