Timor

Celebrate with Timor

Today, the community has transitioned from sponsorship to self-sufficiency. Because of the dedication and partnership of Canadians like you, the community is empowered and ready to continue developing on its own—and that’s something to celebrate!
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Timor's Community is graduating

 In 2018, the community has transitioned from sponsorship to self-sufficiency and World Vision is no longer on site. Local people and organizations have been equipped to take over and lead the community's development - and that is something to celebrate!

 


With the help of your generous and loving support, life in Timor has transformed. Children and families are much stronger now. The community has met its goals, and its members are working together to tackles new ones. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come.

Timor's climate is varied. The main crops grown are corn, rice, green peas, legumes, candlenuts, and peanuts. Nearly 36% of people living in Timor lived below the poverty line, compared to the national average of 17.8%.

Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in Timor has improved. Children and families have grown stronger and are working together to overcome their challenges. Your support has opened doors that will have a lasting impact for years to come.
Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in Timor has improved. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come. Let’s celebrate these accomplishments!  
 
  • 63 individuals learned about child rights and protection issues to help ensure children's safety and participation
  • 93 young people are leading or attending child parliaments to advocate for their rights and influence local decisions
  • 2 child parliaments are empowering young people to advocate for their rights and participate in community decisions
  • 2 survivors of violence received support to help them cope with the trauma and recover
  • 100 parents and caregivers learned how to provide proper nutrition to their children and protect them from diseases
  • 34 malnourished children were enrolled in nutritional programs and monitored to ensure they are growing healthy
  • 351 people received vocational, business and finance training, improving their opportunities to earn a steady income
  • 55 children and adults are members of savings groups, helping families meet their financial needs and access small loans
  • 3 savings groups are helping children and adults save money and access loans to grow businesses or cover basic expenses
  • 5,485 children and adults received nutritious fruits and vegetables grown in community, school or family gardens               
  • 1,097 gardens are in place to help families, community groups or schools provide nutritious food for children

Explore Timor

current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.

Life cycle of a sponsorship community

Timor has completed Phase 3 in 2018

PHASE 3: Enhance sustainability

Children and families enjoy improved living conditions. They're ready to become independent and continue the work you helped start. We invite you to help another child and community!