Eyeing Timor-Leste – A Successful Visit

Jenny Shepherd and Kylie Knellwolf, nurses, and Nicole Frazer, clinical support officer, visited some ATLAS projects in Timor-Leste in May 2018. The main purpose was to undertake a vision screening program. The program facilitates diagnosis, intervention and treatment to optimise good vision, especially prior to starting school. In the days before screening began, Jenny visited…

Another terrific effort

Rayella Haines held a garage sale recently, bringing in much-needed funds for the young women being educated in Timor-Leste by ATLAS. As usual, she spent a great deal of time sourcing goods, pricing them, advertising the event and being on deck for the day. She was ably assisted by Marion, who always comes to the…

Raffle Winners!

All proceeds of the Raffle go to St Therese’s Orphanage in Maubara, Timor-Leste.

The raffle was drawn Christmas Eve, 2017 by Father Brendan Murphy, Parish Priest of Our Lady of The Rosary, St Mary’s.

1st Prize…. Xmas Hamper

Ms. Marina Haines from Concord

2nd Prize….

“Vitál Woodwork” – A great development

During August 2017, Vitál’s wife Francisca attended ETDA (East Timor Development Agency), an independent not-for-profit NGO providing vocational training in Dili. She completed a 4 week course in word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. The computer training is already benefiting ATLAS with Francisca submitting a Woodwork Project August Report information in an Excel Spreadsheet. The next phase is for…

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