Fundraising Dinner for “Our Village Loves its Mothers & Babies Program”

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.

6.30 pm Friday October 20, 2017 

Angliss Restaurant
550 Little Lonsdale Street

The theme of the evening is: Walking the Line – making the link between access to resources and women and children’s development in Timor-Leste.

Guest speakers:

  • Kim McGrath, author of just released Crossing the Line, Australia’s Secret History in the Timor Sea
  • Kirsty Sword Gusmão, AO, Chair Alola Foundation, Timor-Leste
  • Alzira Reis, CEO, Alola Foundation Timor-Leste – via video link

Art exhibition:

  • Lindy Yeates, with artworks from her Mind the Gap exhibition
  • Alfeo Sanches Pereira, Timorese Artist, with artworks from his Missing Threads collection

Live & Silent Auctions and Live Timorese music

For bookings:

Please RSVP by: Friday October 13


Auction item request:

Also, we would love to receive items from you please, that we can auction at our dinner to fundraise for Fundasaun Alola. 

Previously we have had generous donations of items such as: Timorese art and craft, weekends away, wine, a sailing trip, scenic tours, catering, holiday accommodation, art and books. Smaller items are also appreciated as we can combine them to create beautiful hampers.

Please contact us to offer or discuss any auction items: Email Marita: