Tag: <span>Fiji</span>

Influential Fijian Women, Coconuts, and Me

In the South Pacific, it’s no surprise that coconuts are a big deal. Their usage is endless!–from a building material, to a source of healthy fat, to handmade virgin coconut oil that is used to prevent the spread of common skin disease such as scabies.   The complimentary phrase ‚Äúvanka …

Peace Corps Fiji: Sustainable Thinking from the Hudson Valley to the South Pacific–by Maya Whalen-Kipp

    Top three things I have learned from living in Fiji for five months: there is never a bad time for a nap, the Pacific Ocean is arguably the most powerful thing on the planet, coconut trees are arguably the most useful things on the planet. A few months …