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New Mothers


Alola’s MILK Campaign was launched on World Breastfeeding Day in 2011 by Kirsty Sword Gusmão along with mothers and babies in Melbourne and Timor-Leste. Now it’s an annual event that celebrates breastfeeding and motherhood, and supports improvements in child and maternal health in Timor-Leste.

Easy steps to participate in MILK

  1. 1. Invite your friends, family or colleagues to your MILK morning or afternoon tea at your home, workplace or local cafe. Spread the word via social media, email, text or phone. For brochures and promotional support material, email

    DOWNLOAD recipe ideas and sample quiz questions here!

  2. Share your happy snaps on our MILK Facebook page and use #AlolaMILKCampaign

  3. Bank the funds raised via credit card, paypal, cheque or direct deposit—see details on our giving page. If your guests don’t have cash on the day – point them to this page to donate when it suits them.

  4. Support MILK via a virtual MILK event; visit our MILK ‘Everyday Hero’ campaign to create your own supporter page to share.

Everyday Hero Milk Campaign Button

Follow and share the MILK campaign on Facebook and Twitter

You can download a brochure to help promote your Morning Tea here: MILK: support women and children in Timor-Leste while having morning tea

Thank you for your generous support!