Timor-Leste

Plan has been working in Timor-Leste since 2001, helping poor children and youth to access their rights to education, health, livelihoods and protection. We did extensive work in camps for internally displaced people in the capital, Dili, after the political crisis of 2006.


COUNTRY OVERVIEW: TIMOR-LESTE

Population: 1.17 million;
Capital: Dili;
Languages: Tetum and Portuguese;
People without clean drinking water: 31%;
Population living in poverty: 37%;
Children who do not attend primary school: 28%

PLAN IN TIMOR-LESTE

Plan has been working in Timor-Leste since 2001, helping poor children and youth to access their rights to education, health, livelihoods and protection. We did extensive work in camps for internally displaced people in the capital, Dili, after the political crisis of 2006.

We currently work in Aileu, Ainaro and Lautem Districts.

PLAN’S CORE ACTIVITIES IN TIMOR-LESTE

Inclusion of children with disabilities in education

Water, sanitation and hygiene

Protection of children against violence and abuse

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