Tuesday, November 8, 2016

New Fiji/Tonga Team

November 9, 2016

L to R: Lili, Va, and Haiti
Haiti Muller (Tonga), Vasemaca "Va" Rokutakana Ratu (Fiji) and Liliani "Lili" Maafu (Tonga) are not really new with CLM-Philippines.  They arrived in the Philippines on December 28, 2015 after their nine months orientation in Fiji.

After their six months Cebuano language studies in Davao, they moved to Cagayan de Oro for their ministries. Lili works with prostituted women; Haiti is with the prison ministry for women, and; Va is involved in livelihood program for women, BEC for landless communities, and with the youth. All three are involved with catechism for the children. 

Liliani Losi Ma’afu: Lili is 30 years old. She hails from Lapaha in Tonga. She is the fourth of eleven siblings. She completed Secretarial and Computer Studies  at St. Joseph Business College. She worked as a secretary for the Youth in the Diocese of Tonga. She loves to play netball and cooking. 

 Vasemaca Rokotukana Ratu.  Va is 26 years old and hails from Vuaki, Yasawa.  She comes from a strong Catholic Family. She is a member of St. Agnes Parish, Samabula. She studied electrical engineering at Fiji National University. She was working as a technician prior to joining the CLM in Fiji. Va likes to sing and play the guitar.
Haiti Muller. Haiti is 31 years old from Hihifo Parish, Tonga. She is the youngest in the family. She studied Commercial Cookery and Catering at Ahopanilolo Technical College.  She worked as a Mary Potter volunteer and was a Novice in the Little Company of Mary. Haiti is open, gifted with her hands and very good in creative liturgy. She likes cooking and singing. 

Va (in yellow shirt) with the youth

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