Timor

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!  
Child Protection
  • 2 child parliaments are empowering young people to advocate for their rights and participate in community decisions
  • 2 children with disabilities were supported with medical care, accessibility upgrades and equipment
  • 50 young people are participating in community decisions and advocating for the protection and wellbeing of children
Education
  • 1 life skills club is giving children and youth a safe space to develop new things and have fun
  • 1,169 young people are participating in clubs focused on developing practical life skills to prepare them for the future
  • 3 sets of teaching resources like stories were developed locally so children can learn from culturally relevant content
  • 96 teachers learned child-friendly teaching methods to improve the quality of education for children
Health
  • 27 parents learned about proper feeding practices and how to keep their children well nourished
  • 27 women were counselled on how to properly care for themselves and their babies during and after pregnancy
  • 9 malnourished children were enrolled in nutritional programs and monitored to ensure they are growing healthy
Livelihood
  • 193 young people are part of savings groups, helping them save money and learn about personal finance
  • 230 people harvested nutritious fruits and vegetables grown in community, school or family gardens
  • 78 people are part of savings groups, helping them meet their financial needs and access small loans
Results achieved from October 2017 to September 2018



Results achieved from October 2017 to September 2018; Results achieved in partnership with neighboring communities; Results achieved in partnership with other World Vision offices

Explore Timor

current conditions

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

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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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!