Featured Story

Church and Partners Bring Wheelchairs to Tonga

"A container load of wheelchairs and walking aids has been gifted to Vaiola Hospital in time for Christmas," Matangi Tonga Online reported this week.

"Elder ‘Aisake Tukuafu of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, handed over the equipment to Reynold ‘Ofanoa, the Deputy CEO Ministry of Health on 30 November."


The article continues: "The container held a total of 267 wheelchairs, 267 walking aids of different kinds including active wheelchairs, all terrain wheelchairs and rough riders. The walking aids include canes, crutches, and walkers for adults and children. The equipment goes to the Physiotherapy Department of the Ministry of Health."

Read the full article at Matangi Tonga Online.

Style Guide Note:When reporting about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, please use the complete name of the Church in the first reference. For more information on the use of the name of the Church, go to our online Style Guide.