2019 Stories

All about Numbers
It was always a numbers game for Rachna Prasad. In school, she used to take a lot of interest in the mathematical and accounting subjects. She was keen on pursuing a career in the accounting field from a young age. “Accounting is my passion and I love to deal with numbers,” she said. Prasad is currently the Accountant for FijiCare Insurance Limited (FIL) and one of its shareholders; Stronghold Investment Inc. Limited.  FIL is a medical and general insurance company based in Fi...Read More
From Clerk to Director
Youngest of two siblings, Sanjeet Singh always wanted to be in the field of accounting. “I loved working with numbers and felt that accounting was the field where I could demonstrate my skills,” said Singh. Coming from a farming community in Bulabula, Ba, he attended DAV Primary School from 1993 to 1995 and then Bulabula Indian School from 1996 to 2000. Singh attained his secondary education at A D Patel College in Ba. After Form Seven, Singh joined the workforce as the ...Read More
Progressing as a Lab Technician
Science classes were Naikarua’s favourite times in school.  Having a keen interest in the experiments conducted during lab sessions, he chose to enroll in the Pure Science stream from Year 11 in high school and studied Biology, Chemistry and Physics.          Naikarua worked hard in school and attained marks he needed to qualify for the Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Science programme at the Fiji National University’s (FNU) College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (CMN...Read More
A Computer Teacher’s Passion
It was the 90s and Computer Sciences and Information Technology (IT) was a growing field in the Pacific.  The popularity of these new subjects had not gone amiss with Salendra Prasad.  He understood that the field was only going to grow and experts in the area would be needed in the country.  “IT was in demand at the time so that is what I wanted to do. I knew it would be easier to get a job with that qualification,” he said.  As such, he decided to pursue his higher education in ...Read More
Excelling in the Accounting Profession
“Like father like son” may sound quite cliché however, for Anthony Arun it is anything but. Growing up with an Accountant father, Arun soon developed an interest in the field and it didn’t come as a surprise that followed in his father’s footsteps. “Being an accountant, my father always encouraged me to pursue this field.”  So based on his father’s advice Arun took up accounting as one of his subjects in high school.    Eldest amongst six siblings, Arun travelled ...Read More