Latest news and blogs from Timor-Leste

February 2, 2016
Photo: By enrolling in ChildFund Timor-Leste's youth training program, Imaculada has gained vocational skills in agriculture
With more than half of Timor-Leste's population under the age of 25 - coupled with slow economic progress, young people are facing a limited labour market. With this in mind, ChildFund has designed a vocational training program for youth like Imaculada and Leandro, who come from rural areas and often lack access to post-school education...
November 16, 2015
Photo: Due to ChildFund’s programs, 11 year-old Bernadina now has improved access to clean water and sanitation facilities at school
11-year-old Bernadina lives in the Bobonaro district of Timor-Leste. Find out how ChildFund is supporting students at her school…
September 30, 2015
Children Against Violence Group Photo
On International Day of Non-Violence, ChildFund is celebrating the inclusion of child protection in the new Global Goals. Find out how they are putting this into practice with the #freefromviolence project in Timor-Leste which is working to empower children and keep them safe…
February 10, 2015
Children writing on the blackboard at a early childhood development centre supported by ChildFund Timor-Leste
Early childhood development programs are crucial for children under five. In Timor-Leste where 85 per cent of infants are not in preschool, ChildFund is helping to provide thousands of kids with early education…
December 23, 2014
Fernanda and her family from rural Timor-Leste are the happy recipients of a goat through ChildFund Timor-Leste
Nine-year-old Fernanda and her family now have the chance to reach their dreams after they received this gift through ChildFund Timor-Leste…