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

MILK: Maternal & Child Health Speech, Canberra 2018

Posted on 4/09/2018

Presentation by Helen Tchong to the Canberra MILK breakfast on 11 August 2018 Helen began by acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land on which the breakfast was being held, the Ngunnawal people. Helen paid her respects to their Elders, past, present and future, and the Elders from other communities present at the event. Bondia […]


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MILK: Maternal & Child Health Program – Presentation notes

Posted on 31/08/2018

Alola Australia Melbourne MILK morning tea 4 August 2018 Talk by Jacky Mandelbaum, Alola Australia Board member – reflections on her recent experience giving birth in Australia and comparisons to that of women in Timor-Leste Alola Australia MILK talk. 2018. Jacky Mandelbaum  


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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.