July 9, 2021

Breastfeeding reducing infant mortality

One of Fundasaun Alola’s areas of focus in the Maternal and Child Health Program is on promoting exclusive breastfeeding to help reduce infant mortality.  Fundasaun Alola […]
February 24, 2021

Supporting women to lead

As the backbone of their families and communities, the women of Timor-Leste are natural leaders, decision-makers and agents of change. True and meaningful national development can […]
February 24, 2021

Responding to the threat of COVID-19

During the challenges of 2020, Alola Offices in Dili and Baucau were closed and staff worked from home.  Core programs, such as Infant and New Mother […]
February 24, 2021

Microloans giving women economic empowerment

A story from Kirsty Sword-Gusmao: When I was establishing Fundasaun Alola following the tumultuous events 1999, I thought that the Foundation’s early work would be to […]
February 24, 2021

Give the gift of an education

“When you educate a girl, you educate an entire village” Since its inception, Alola’s Scholarships program has assisted thousands of young women to complete their secondary education and […]