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

An interview with Kirsty Sword Gusmao

Posted on 6/12/2011

  Two lives that were changed by the Santa Cruz massacre which happened 20 years ago in Dili, East Timor: firstly, British film maker Max Stahl, who filmed the massacre and spread the news around the world; and secondly the country’s first First Lady, Kirsty Sword Gusmao, who joined the country’s struggle for independence after […]


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Alola Christmas Gift Certificates

Posted on 8/11/2011

  Alola Gift Certificates are a gift with a difference.This Christmas give a gift that gives twice and supports the women and children of Timor-Leste.   Alola Australia in partnership with Fundasaun Alola, is offering a range of Gift Certificates for Christmas. Fundadaun Alola’s programs improve child and maternal health, create employment opportunities, promote human […]


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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.