Alola Events

We warmly invite you to dinner with us and please share our Facebook event far and wide and/or our flyer: Alola Australia.Dinner Oct.20 Flyer  All proceeds will expand and strengthen the “Our Village Loves its Mothers and Babies Program” in two remote villages: Kaimauk and Manumera in the Turisicai sub district of Timor-Leste ~ Coordinated by Fundasaun Alola. […]


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Geelong Friends of Viqueque – Alola Foundation fundraising dinner Join us for a two course dinner as we raise funds to develop a Mother Support Group in Viqueque. Dr Kirsty Sword Gusmao AO, former First Lady of Timor-Leste and founder and chair of the Alola Foundation will be addressing the audience. Following this, a Q & […]


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Alola News

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Alola Australia 2015 Winter Newsletter

Posted on 8/07/2015

Alola Australia Winter Newsletter – 2015


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June 2015, ABC NEWS Article: East Timor independence campaigner Inacia Tamele: the bloody price of freedom

Posted on 23/06/2015

“My name is Inacia Tamele. Now I am a mother but when I was younger I was a campaigner for independence in Timor Leste. There was a lot of brutality and inhumanity. When we fight for freedom… I had to hide in the jungle because the militia were hunting me. I disguised myself to survive.” […]


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Jorge de Araujo
Thank you Jorge for your wonderful photos that we are using on our web site

The Shannon Company
The Shannon Company, a company dedicated to behaviour change communications supports the work of Alola with their graphic design expertise


Fundasaun Alola
Alola is a not for profit non-governmental organisation operating in Timor-Leste to improve the lives of women and children.

BOOYAH Melbourne
Web Site Developers and Hosting Melbourne

Commission for Children and Young People
The Victorian Office of the Child Safety Commissioner provides support and a meeting place for the board of Alola Australia.

Intrepid Travel
Intrepid Travel operates a 15 day adventure trip to Timor-Leste, including a visit to The Alola Foundation and a presentation on their work. This trip heads to 9 out of 13 districts, including to the highest mountain Ramelau to the south coast and Suai, to Atauro Island and to the eastern regions of Baucau, Los Palos and Tutuala. All along the way there is opportunity to meet Timorese and learn about their lives and hopes for the future.