An entry in the Crocodile Prize
PNG Chamber of Mines & Petroleum
Award for Essays & Journalism
THE late Pastor Tom Waula was a son of the Korul clan of the Dinga tribe in the Suwai Local Level Government, Sinasina Yongomugl District in Simbu Province.
He was born in 1965 and died last Sunday, leaving behind his wife from the Mian tribe of the Gumine District and six children, the youngest of whom is ten.
He left his Giuemai village and his tribal people to serve as a pastor with the Papua New Guinea Bible Church in Simbu and Jiwaka provinces then settled in Goroka until his death parted him from family. He worked with the church for more than three decades.