Tag: timor leste

The Gift of Healing

By Elouise Hahn | Date 04.08.2017

‘Madam, would you like an egg?’ were the first words spoken to me by a young, exuberant Timorese boy no older than 10. I had only been in Timor-Leste for a few days but the harsh reality people face here and the adverse effect Australia’s political decisions have on this country are, in the truest sense, heartbreaking. What torment had this child’s parents and grandparents lived through in a small nation sitting on Australia’s doorstep?

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Celebrating our students across the world

By Elouise Hahn | Date 04.08.2017

As Aussie kids prepare to break up for school holidays we take a look at some of the different classrooms around the world, supported by MWIA, thanks to our generous donors.

Education is the gift allowing people to flourish and make a difference in the world. It is vital to the success of moving children and communities out of poverty. Sadly, more than one hundred million children around the world do not have the opportunity to attend school.

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Timor-Leste: Enriched through the Gift of Giving

By Elouise Hahn | Date 09.09.2016

MWIA volunteer Katrina Slingo has recently returned from Timor-Leste where she spent one month volunteering with the Loreto Sisters who are building the first Loreto Pre-Primary school in the remote area of Gari-uai…

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