Tonga Fundraising

Olympian Pita Taufatofua encourages Tongans to work together

Taufatofua has raised $AUSD794,898 so far through the ‘GoFundMe’ page he had set up online.

The flag bearer for the pacific island kingdom said “Covid has arrived. But we will not be overcome by fear or panic. Our foundations were never built on land; they were built by faith in the hearts of the people. In a place where no falling ash, rising sea or sickness can ever touch. Still together still standing Tonga Strong.”

Tonga has recorded 5 Covid-19 cases.


Former All Black Malakai Fekitoa raises £45k in fundraiser for Tonga

Fekitoa who is in the UK, posted on his official Twitter page, that he was grateful to all the support he has been receiving.

“Amazing to see so much support from you all, here in the UK and also the rugby community. I’m grateful for all your blessings, we’ve managed to raise over £45k in the last few days. This will make a huge difference.”

The 29-year-old received a major support from his current British rugby club ‘The Wasps’ towards the fundraiser.