Mr. Bua Philip Ortavershima
Founder, Director, Editor,Author, Designer of TivCatholicLink
Bua Philip was born and brought up in Benue State, the middle belt of Nigeria. He joined the Salesians of Don Bosco in 2003. He was the first Tiv Man to professed as a Salesian of Don Bosco and “willingly” left the Congregatison in 2013 to reflect more about his vocation and further his studies.
His intellectual background includes Certificate at N.K.S.T primary school Adikpo, St. Andrew Secondary School Adikpo (SASSA) Philosophy studies in Ibadan Nigeria. He obtained an ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) from South Africa, an IPMC Certificate in Computer Graphics from Accra-Ghana.
Bua was awarded B.A (Hons) in Social Communication at Tangaza University College Nairobi- Kenya, specializes in electronic Media (Video Production, Online Journalism, Photography, Computer Graphics, Computer software and Hardware).
In 2016, Bua was awarded M.A (Hons) in Project Planning and Management at Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi-Kenya.
Before then, Bua has written and carried out many projects. He is the founder of BuscoMedia in Nairobi, Radio U Tiv, Tiv Nation and TivCatholicLink. He won two times international Film Festival award from “My Hero Project” in California USA.
Bua is someone who is self-motivated, focused and passionate about creativity, God-fearing, He believes whatever he got, God made it possible and he is always happy to share freely his talents especially with young people.
He taught many people in Nigeria, Ghana and Nairobi Kenya Online Journalism,Video Production,Photography,Computer Skills, Computer Repairs, Internet Networking, Graphic Design, Website Designing, Screen Printing, Batik Tie and Dye Techniques, Drawing and Painting. He has also set up many websites for organizations, companies out and within Africa.