Port Denarau Marina are proud to be associated with Marine Reach who have a long and successful history of medical treatment in distanced communities within Fiji. If you are able to assist in any way please feel free to talk to us or to Marine Reach directly.
MARINE REACH is part of YOUTH WITH A MISSION (YWAM)-an interdenominational and international mission agency involved in over 180 nations with a full time staff of approx 18,000. All in the organization are unpaid volunteers.
MARINE REACH falls under the Mercy Ministries arm of YWAM and primarily aims to “Link Resources To Needs” in developing countries of the world. MARINE REACH has been working voluntarily in Fiji since the early 1990’s using ships and a truck to bring medical supplies and teams to remote parts of Fiji.
MARINE REACH FIJI as an operating location was established in Lautoka in 2002 and is a Fiji Registered Charitable Trust
MARINE REACH FIJI is a multi-faceted ministry and involved in the following:
-Land based with our 4WD medical truck
– Ship based with Medical ship (based out of NZ)
-Includes Dental, Optical, Ophthalmic & Primary Health care
-Health Education and Construction
-Discipleship Training Schools (DTS)-Korean and Multi-Generation Type
-On-going Staff training
-Seminars eg. Church planting
From March to October each year we run a series of medical outreaches in remote locations of about 10 days in duration with team members comprising of volunteer Nurses, Doctors, Dentists and Eye specialists from around the world. Since 2002 we have treated almost 50,000 people in Fiji-all provided for free !!
Since 2002 we have treated:
Eye Surgery 1,283
Primary Health Care/Physio 23,789 TOTAL 49,483 people
Currently MARINE REACH FIJI has 9 Staff from 5 nations and different denominations. We have staff from: Australia, Fiji, Korea, Philippines, and New Zealand. We have 3 new staff coming to join us this year-two from Norway and one from USA.
We are looking for volunteers and those with transport eg. yachts and medical resources who can help us.
Our Contact details:
Please go to our website and click on Fiji
Office: Ph (679) 665 0546
Mob. (679) 941 4242
PO Box 5450, LAUTOKA, FIJI IS.