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19 May 2020 | Blog
After the initial shock generated by the global coronavirus pandemic, Caritas Australia and our in-country partners are adapting long-term responses to survive.
Here are some of the ways that your support is enabling Caritas Australia to complete its crucial education and support programs in three of the 23 countries we work in across the globe.
Tags: Timor Leste, Lebanon, Bangladesh, COVID-19 | No comments
16 Oct 2018 | Blog
It was a privilege to walk in solidarity with the incredibly inspiring Timorese people. All in our group were struck by their kindness and generosity of spirit. We certainly saw the “strength based approach” as they looked at what they could do before they strategically planned what they could do next.
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22 Nov 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Eight teachers from Catholic secondary and primary schools across the Sydney diocese recently travelled to Timor Leste to observe the work of Caritas Australia in that country. Caritas Australia has two offices in Timor Leste, one in the capital of Dili and one in the enclave of Oe-cussi. The teachers were accompanied by Jane Woolford and Krystie Tham of the Caritas office in Sydney and Mary Musolino from the Catholic Education office.
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5 Oct 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Jane Woolford, Education Group Leader has worked at Caritas Australia for over 10 years. She spoke with Caritasnews about her passion for educating young people about social justice and global issues.
Tags: Social justice, Caritas Australia, Timor Leste, education | No comments
Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe