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 Australia – Spring Newsletter 2018

Posted on 25/09/2018

Welcome to the Spring 2018 Alola Australia newsletter. Spring is a time of new beginnings and so we have a new format for our newsletter. We hope you enjoy reading more stories and seeing bigger photos. Let us know what you think. On that, we also have a new Alola newsletter letters column and would […]

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The 2018 Alola tour to Timor-Leste

Posted on 6/09/2018

The 2018 Alola tour to Timor-Leste Article By Peter McManus Photo: taken at a Alola Mothers Support Meeting in Liquica.  The meeting was to celebrate World Breast Feeding Week and incorporated a healthy baby competition, a talk about breastfeeding and a talk about breast self examination.  Our tour was warmly welcomed by Alola staff and […]

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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.