How you can help

There are many ways you can participate in and help with the work of Friends of Aileu, East Timor, including:

Friends of Aileu stall

  • Helping to staff information stalls at community events
  • Submitting ideas for awareness-raising or fundraising
  • Assisting at fundraising events, such as our annual Trivia Night
  • Contacting local organisations and businesses that may be interested in assisting with fundraising
  • Contributing articles to the quarterly newsletter or to news and events, and
  • Hosting visitors from Timor-Leste.

If you are interested in participating in or volunteering to help with Friends of Aileu activities or projects, contact the Friends of Aileu Project Officer on 9240 1111.

You can also register your interest by dowloading and completing the Volunteering with the Friends of Aileu  (DOC 384Kb) or Volunteering with Friends of Aileu (PDF 113Kb).  

Make a donation

You can make a general donation to Friends of Aileu or donate to a project of your choice.

At this stage tax deducatability is not available.

All funds donated to Friends of Aileu are transferred to Timor-Leste partners to support agreed projects in Aileu - see Our projects and achievements.

For information about how to make a donation, you can:

Gift certificates

You can purchase a gift certifcate to one or more of Friends of Aileu's projects in Timor-Leste as a present to a family member or friend.

You nominate the project and the amount, then the gift certificate with the project information is sent to the person. The projects covered include the Oral Health Project, the Laulara Birthing Centre, and the Cr Andy Ingham University Scholarship Program.

For more information about gift certificates, download the Gift Certificate flyer (PDF 150Kb) or Gift Certificate flyer (RTF 3Mb) or phone the Friends of Aileu Project Officer on 9240 1111.

Buy Wild Timor Coffee

Freshly roasted Wild Timor Coffee is available for $13 for a 200 gram pack (ground or beans)

Wild Timor Coffee

Delicious Wild Timor Coffee is now available over the counter at Moreland City Council Customer Service Centres. 

Friends of Aileu Project Officer, who can be contacted on 9240 1111, would be happy to provide further information. 

Alternatively buy Wild Timor Coffee on line, and support Friends of Aileu fundraising to complete the Laulara Birthing Centre Project

The organic beans for Wild Timor Coffee are purchased direct from farmers in Aileu on a fair and direct-trade basis.

The Wild Timor Coffee Company also funds a range of community development activities chosen in partnership with their suplier communities in Belumahatu, Aileu.