Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Letter from Maliana, Timor-Leste

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

A photo essay through Timor-Leste.

Letters from the Field

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

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.


Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. - Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe