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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A letter from Kirsty Sword Gusmão ~ announcing our DGR status: May 2017

Posted on 2/06/2017

A letter from Kirsty Sword Gusmão.May 2017   An extract from Kirsty’s letter:   “So that we are better able to support our Alola friends and partners in Timor-Leste, we have recently applied and been granted deductible-gift recipient (DGR) status, which means any donation above $2 is now tax-deductible.”


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Alola Australia – Autumn Newsletter 2017

Posted on 30/03/2017

Alola Australia. News Autumn 2017


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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.