The Alola Foundation in Timor-Lest
Dulce Lopes teach children counting and arithmetics through playing with string with coloured beads. The Alola Foundation provide pre-school play and learn sessions. Education in Timor-Leste is very basic with classes up to 80 children and teachers trained under an old fashined system with very little inter-action between teacher and pupils..Fundasaun Alola is a not for profit non government organization operating in Timor Leste to improve the lives of women and children. Founded in 2001 by the then First Lady, Ms Kirsty Sword Gusmao, the organization seeks to nurture women leaders and advocate for the rights of women.