Stories: Children, Communities, Futures

Meeting Timor-Leste’s future teachers, doctors and nurses

Meeting Timor-Leste’s future teachers, doctors and nurses

Timor-Leste is home to over 1.1million people, 70% of whom live in rural areas. Against a backdrop of limited socio-economic growth, children and youth in Timor-Leste particularly those in living rural areas experience extreme poverty. The majority of students do not continue schooling after grade four.

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5 charity fundraising ideas for preschools

5 charity fundraising ideas for preschools

For centres that haven’t yet hosted a charity fundraiser, or aren’t sure what’s required for a great event, we’ve listed our top five preschool fundraising events to help you get started. So, let’s get fundraising.

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Gift Giving and The Real Meaning of Christmas

Gift Giving and The Real Meaning of Christmas

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Why we need more female leaders in international aid

Why we need more female leaders in international aid

On International Women’s Day, ChildFund Australia’s International Program Director and proud feminist Margaret Sheehan shares what it is like to be a female leader and why more women are needed in the development and humanitarian aid sector.

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The long-term cost of childhood illness

The long-term cost of childhood illness

Many children have to drop out of school because of serious illness. Without help, they may never be able to get the education they need. I recently treated a seven-year-old boy called Mamopi….

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