The Alola Foundation in Timor-Leste.
Food workshop Billum Hatu, hamlet of Madabenu. Aidiu district..Food Demonstration..Food is prepared for a Mother Support Group session where breast feeding mothers with 4 months plus babies learn about food supplements. Infant mortality rates are very high in Timor-Leste and one of the reasons for that is poor nutrition. Alola advocate breast feeding til at least two years old and teach women about nutritious supplements such as boiled and mashed rice w vegetabels and eggs. 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.
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- Kristian Buus
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- 2012 STARS Award shortlisted organisations in Africa and Asia