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Tusiga is joining us at Voices for Justice 2019

Stories | November 27, 2019

Tusiga is passionate about removing barriers for people with disabilities and ensuring equal opportunities. He will be joining us at Voices for Justice this year from Samoa.

Tusiga has been working with Nuanua o le Alofa Organisation (NOLA) – a disability advocacy organisation in Samoa – for eight years. He is now the President of the NOLA Youth Committee and a board member of the Pacific Disabilities Youth Committee, actively representing youth with disability in Samoa and across the Pacific. He also works  as the Senior Samoan Reporter at the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

In 2016 Tusiga was nominated for a Pacific Regional Disability Award and received Disability Champion of the Year Award.

As an emerging leader within the disability movement in the Pacific region. Tusiga continues to develop his skills and experiences in order to be a strong advocate for people with disabilities.

Tusiga lives his Christian faith in practice with the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa.

NOLA is an organisation founded and managed by people with disabilities in Samoa, to advocate for the rights of people with disabilities and to work together to improve their situation in Samoa.

NOLA focuses on employment or income generating activities for people with disabilities, assisting people to participate in decision making at all levels and to ensure accessibility to infrastructure, services and equipment.

Tusiga is attending Voices for Justice in 2019 with the support of CBM Australia.

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