Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Letter from Maliana, Timor-Leste

Ida with her students

I am currently installing a permaculture vegetable garden which is attracting many visits from students, teachers and the local community. Exchanging small plants is now a daily activity.

Timor-Leste Photo Essay

Daniel, Fr Adriano, Christine and Benjamin

A photo essay through Timor-Leste.

Letters from the Field

Monica with her Masters students

East Timor seems like a second home now and I continue to be impressed by the many young volunteers who are filling various roles here in health, education, local government and community development.

Letters from East Timor

Ida Greenway with her students

I am pleased I have come. The adventures so far have been within my ability to cope, although there have certainly been days when I have wondered how I will manage.


If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. - African proverb