Impact Stories

WOMEN

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.

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WASH

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.

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NEWS

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.

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NEWS

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.

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WASH

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.

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