ADRA News

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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AGRICULTURE

Kitchen Gardens for Uma Tolu

ADRA Timor-Leste is pleased to introduce a new project Kitchen Gardens for Uma Tolu. Beginning in October 2015, the KGUT project has a goal of increasing the food security of 40 households.

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WASH

Antonina’s Story

Antonina, a 67 year old mother and grandmother, who lives in East Timor — situated just a short 60 minute flight from Darwin — knows all too well how vital access to clean water can be.

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