The Loloma community at black sand have recently been working with the VVF, and soon they will be part of the Volley4Change program which is a program funded by the Australian government and the PSP (Pacific Sports Program) on the month of August in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

The Mama’s at Black-sands are interested in the Program because it have helped changed many people and their ways of living and also in improving their health.

The V4C program is a program that will help them to stay healthy at all times and in involving in such sporting activity it will help stop high blood pressure and Sugar. In some occasions plenty of the participants have been cured without medical treatment, when they get involved in this program.

There are around 57 altogether young and old women form the age of 18-58 years old from the Loloma community, who have given their names and now waiting for the program to kick start at their village in Port Vila.

There will be a registration then followed by Health (Sick about NCD, soft drinks, junk food) check by a Baha’i centre volunteer nutrients, Nutrients session run by a participant of world vision.

World vision will give some talks about (Eat the right kind of food), they will be also distributing some cook book recipe on cooking the right kind of healthy food to the mamas.

Volley4Change Coach Primrose Malon will be facilitating the 8 weeks training Prior (2months) and that she will be running the program every Tuesday (2hrs/8am-11am) every week at Black sands area in Port Vila.

On the first week they will be looking at serving, on the second week -Passing, third week-Setting, fourth week- Blocking, and fifth week- Spiking, sixth week Review, seventh week -tournament and on the eight week, they will have a Health check and then the closing ceremony.

“I want to appeal to all the mamas who are at home to participate in this program because it will help you live a healthy life style and that it could also change your life.”

“When I coach the program I see that these changes do come true to those who have participated in this program and have given their testimonies on how the program has changed their lives.”

Volley4Change Program is funded by the Pacific Sports Program (PSP) by Australian Aid DFAT, and is supported by Volleyball Australia and Oceania Volleyball Association (OZVA).

Raymond Nasse

Sports Editor


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