Prisoners Set Pig Sales Target To Surpass $60,000


SUVA – Inmates at the Naboro Corrections Complex piggery farm have set a target to surpass the $60,000 mark in sales this year.

Public Relations Officer, Ana Tamani said that to date they have already collected over $29,000.

Last year they collected over $61,000 in piggery sales compared to the $4,000 they collected in 2009.

Fiji Correction Services, Business Development Manager, Raj Singh said that the pigs are looked after in terms of their hygiene, feed, medical and breeding cycle, something in line with the People’s Charter to grow sustainable commercial industry while reducing imports.

Other industries at Naboro include the bakery, joinery, tailor shop, poultry farm and root and vegetable farm.