APTC Building Hope
The Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) is the proud recipient of the 2013 Pacific Human Rights Award, one of only four organisations and two individuals selected from across the region to be recognised for their outstanding work and contribution towards advancing the human rights of Pacific Islanders and their communities. The biennial award is presented by the Regional Rights and Resource Team under SPC.
This short video submission by APTC titled "Building Hope" highlights the dynamic partnership between APTC, the Samoa Adventist Disaster Relief Agency (ADRA) and the local community. Together they built shelter for 200 of the 'most severely disadvantaged' families in Samoan villages in the South West of Upolu Island, following the devastation caused by Cyclone Evan in December 2012.