Timor-Leste in 1975 I fled the village and ran into the forest because of the war. When I was fleeing, my leg was wounded and had to be cut off.
Farmers Reaching Markets
By the end of 2019, with the support of the government of New Zealand, ADRA’s Farmers to Markets Project has…
Launch of New FarMar Project
On August 2 2018, ADRA Timor-Leste held an official ceremony to commence the new FarMar project funded by MFAT and ADRA New Zealand
Nutritious Food Enterprises
ADRA Timor-Leste’s Nutritious Food Enterprises project, with funding from ADRA International, has been working with women’s groups to experiment with cooking local foods to develop healthy recipes that promote nutrition.
Livelihood Opportunities through Sustainable Agriculture
The LOSA project focuses on training in kitchen gardens and conservation agriculture at learning centers in Luca and Uma Tolu communities in Viqueque municipality.
Handover of Luca Water System
ADRA Timor-Leste and the community of Luca celebrated the completion of their clean water system in a handover ceremony turning over control of the system to the municipal authorities and the local community.
The Difference Water Makes
November is the hottest, driest time of the year in in the south-eastern provinces of Timor Leste and, in communities that have been affected by the recent El Niño drought, they are hoping for the wet season to begin soon.
On the Road with ADRA
In many ways, it’s a long way from the traffic lights in suburban Lilydale; but in another sense, it isn’t so far. Timor-Leste (also known as East Timor) is one of Australia’s closest neighbours, a small and young nation with a troubled recent history and many of the economic and social challenges that come with being exploited historically by much larger surrounding nations.
ADRA’s Statement at World Humanitarian Summit
ADRA President Mr Jonathan Duffy, delivers statement on stage at the World Humanitarian Summit sharing the ADRA Networks commitments to action.
Community-Led Total Sanitation in Viqueque
ADRA’s hygiene promotion team is creating awareness of the dangers of open defecation and the need for hygienic sanitation.Using Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) methods, ADRA staff use participatory methods to teach community members of the importance of each household having a latrine.