Past Projects

Support the people of Timor-Leste for over 8 years

Over eight years ago a group of people dedicated to improving the lives of the population of Timor Leste got together and decided to create the Australia Timor Leste Advancement Society (ATLAS) to carry on the work of Paddy Kenneally. Some of the earliest projects included those we completed below. 

Past Projects of ATLAS

Maubara Orphanage

Another Project ATLAS is undertaking is the support of Saint Therese’s orphanage at Maubara. Children are among the most vulnerable members in a society where 41% of the population live below the poverty line of US$0.88 cents per capita per day. 58% of the children suffer chronic malnutrition; 38% suffer from anemia, malaria, diarrhea and…
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Water Reticulation Project

Instituto de Ciências Religiosas (ICR), São Tomas de Aquino Dili – Institute of Religious Studies is a formation centre for lay people and teachers for Catholic religious education in Timor Leste. The institute has already been existing for 25 years, and some of its alumni (608 teachers) are currently working in various sectors such as in…
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