Alola Events

2019 Autumn Newsletter

Posted on 29/03/2019

2019 Autumn Newsletter


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Save the date!

Posted on 5/03/2019

Afternoon Tea, Sunday 7th April 2-4pm at the North Fitzroy Library, Melbourne. Details soon.


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Alola News

Mary’s recollections on Study Tour 2019

Posted on 25/11/2019

I haven’t had the privilege of travelling with a previous First Lady of any nation before.  But joining the 2019 Study Tour of Timor-Leste hosted by Kirsty Sword Gusmão and Nandy Gurr in August was likened, in my opinion, to be the type of tour accorded royalty.  In fact, Kirsty and Xanana seem destined to […]


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Alola Christmas Fair 2019

Posted on 23/11/2019

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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.

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.