East Timor

EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Technical School Provides Students Hands-on Broadcasting Education and Experience

By at October 20, 2016 | 2:25 pm

EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Technical School Provides Students Hands-on Broadcasting Education and Experience

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Technical School in Fatumaca, East Timor provides vocational education that helps youth gain an education and prepare for the future. More than 250 students, 11 percent of whom are girls, attend the school taking three-year courses in carpentry, mechanics and electronics. The technical school is part of the broader Salesian complex of more...

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EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Orphanage in Need of Funding to Help Repair, Renovate Facility

By at August 24, 2016 | 7:39 pm

EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Orphanage in Need of Funding to Help Repair, Renovate Facility

(MissionNewswire) Salesian missionaries are in the process of seeking funding and donor support to help renovate Don Bosco Orphanage, which is located in Lospalos, a city 151 miles to the east of Dili, East Timor’s capital. The orphanage was originally constructed to accommodate the orphans of people who had died in the war against the Indonesian occupation that more...

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EAST TIMOR: Salesian-run Medical Clinic Provided Care for More Than 7,300 People in Poverty

By at October 21, 2015 | 10:42 am

EAST TIMOR: Salesian-run Medical Clinic Provided Care for More Than 7,300 People in Poverty

(MissionNewswire) The Maria Auxiliadora Medical Clinic located in the town of Venilale, East Timor, has been serving poor residents of Venilale and 13 surrounding villages for many years. In 2014, the clinic cared for more than 7,300 patients in need of health services. Placing special emphasis on caring for mothers and babies, employees of the clinic frequently deliver more...

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EAST TIMOR: Donation of Nutritious Rice-Meals by Stop Hunger Now Benefits More than 1,100 Youth

By at July 5, 2015 | 4:56 pm

EAST TIMOR: Donation of Nutritious Rice-Meals by Stop Hunger Now Benefits More than 1,100 Youth

(MissionNewswire) More than 1,100 students participating in Salesian programs run by the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians have access to better nutrition thanks to a recent donation of fortified rice-meals. Offered at orphanages, boarding homes, schools and a medical facility spread across six towns and villages in East Timor, 11 programs were the recipients of the more...

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EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Orphanage Helps Youth Prepare for Academic Achievement

By at January 9, 2015 | 5:08 pm

EAST TIMOR: Don Bosco Orphanage Helps Youth Prepare for Academic Achievement

(MissionNewswire) East Timor has endured a decades-long civil war and is home to 1.1 million people. According to the United Nations Development Program’s Human Development Index, in 2014, East Timor ranked 128 out of 187 countries for life expectancy, access to education and standard of living. The World Bank estimates that East Timor has just over 49 percent of its more...

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EAST TIMOR: New Television Project Gives Students Media Training for Later Employment

By at February 12, 2014 | 11:15 am

EAST TIMOR: New Television Project Gives Students Media Training for Later Employment

(MissionNewswire) East Timor is home to 1.1 million people and according to the United Nations Development Program Human Development Index, the country ranked 162 out of 182 for life expectancy, access to education and standard of living in 2007. The World Bank estimates that East Timor has close to 49 percent of its population living in poverty with over one-third of more...

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EAST TIMOR: Providing Educational Opportunities and Hope to Youth with Disabilities

By at October 10, 2013 | 10:47 am

EAST TIMOR: Providing Educational Opportunities and Hope to Youth with Disabilities

(MissionNewswire) Without reliable estimates of the number of youth with disabilities in Timor-Leste, the number is suspected to be high, particularly for those with physical disabilities as a result of  violent clashes during the country’s struggle for independence that culminated in the establishment of East Timor in 2002. According to the recent UN Report on the more...

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EAST TIMOR: Salesian Medical Clinic Provides Health Services to Thousands of Poor Patients

By at October 2, 2013 | 2:18 pm

EAST TIMOR: Salesian Medical Clinic Provides Health Services to Thousands of Poor Patients

(MissionNewswire) East Timor has endured a decades-long civil war and is home to 1.1 million people. According to the United Nations Development Program Human Development Index, in 2007, East Timor ranked 162 out of 182 countries for life expectancy, access to education and standard of living. The World Bank estimates that East Timor has just over 49 percent of its more...

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EAST TIMOR: Partership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now Feeds School Children, Improves Education

By at August 27, 2013 | 1:09 pm

EAST TIMOR: Partership between Salesian Missions and Stop Hunger Now Feeds School Children, Improves Education

(MissionNewswire) In a country such as East Timor, that has endured a decades-long civil war and is home to 1.1 million people, close to half of whom live in poverty, nutrition and education are essential ingredients for a sustainable society and optimistic future. The World Bank estimates that East Timor has close to 49 percent of its population living in poverty with more...

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