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Towa’s heart of gold shines

Lazarus Towa hails from Kerowagi district, Chimbu

Experienced Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the writing and editing industry. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, Project Management, Public Speaking, and Microsoft Office. Strong administrative professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Information and Communication Studies (Major) & Psychology (Minor) from University of Papua New Guinea.

Lazarus Towa graduated in 2015, securing a full time job before graduating. Towa realized that many of his friends who he had graduated with, couldn’t find jobs.

With the aim of helping his friends, Towa created a job page on Facebook Current Job Vacancies Repost with LT in 2014 to help others find jobs by fixing their resumes and giving interview tips. Towa says his aim is to help young people develop that basic skills and to reach out to more young people.

Towa’s work in assisting job seekers in the country through his job seekers’ page was recognized by the Commonwealth and he was selected to attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London, UK. He took part in discussing issues affecting the Commonwealth countries such as climate change and rising sea levels, poverty reduction, quality education, youth unemployment, refugees, cyber security and equality, among others.

He was also one of the Pacific region’s finalists and received the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Award for his contributions to development in Papua New Guinea.

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