Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Adeus Ahisaun

Angelino in Ahisaun’s new garden

Tapping into the talents and capacities of the young people not only shows what people with a disability can do, it also increases each member’s sense of pride in community and personal contributions.

Partner’s Perspective: Ahisaun visits Atauro

Kristina Gunawan and members of Ahisaun Foundation swim at Atauro Island

We worked in small groups to share our ideas and opinions and then presented our work to the whole group. Working together like this was a new and interesting experience for us.

Angelino’s story

Angelino presents at a disability conference in Melbourne

Angelino is Palms’ latest Reverse Immersion participant. Here he explains what that involves and how it will benefit him and Ahisaun Foundation where he works in Timor-Leste.


You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. - Kahlil Gibran