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Mission for the Poor: Serving the people of Flores and Timor Leste

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Remember Br Emmanuel Kagaba? What is he up to? (November 2018 post)

For those who have been following the Flores Mission since its beginning in June 2010, you would know Br Emmanuel Kagaba Continue reading “Remember Br Emmanuel Kagaba? What is he up to? (November 2018 post)”

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Some memorable moments in Timor Leste – Dili, Maliana, Saburai and more (Posted September 2018)

The last year has flown by and we just realized that the last Continue reading “Some memorable moments in Timor Leste – Dili, Maliana, Saburai and more (Posted September 2018)”

The people of Saburai village and their houses, Timor Leste (December 2017)

Saburai village is at the base of Saburai Mountain which is roughly 8km south of Maliana, in Timor Leste very close to the Indonesian border. The village runs Continue reading “The people of Saburai village and their houses, Timor Leste (December 2017)”

Special rosaries for Saburai (December 2017)

During Trevor’s visit to Timor Leste in December he visited the Saburai community and distributed around 300 Continue reading “Special rosaries for Saburai (December 2017)”

A tale of five cartons – Getting basic needs to the Saburai Mission, Timor Leste

We are late with our posts, so we have a bit to catch up on. Bear with us as we try to pick up with the latest in Saburai and Labuan Bajo.

An opportunity arose through the generosity of Bren Milsom through the Rotary Organisation and Continue reading “A tale of five cartons – Getting basic needs to the Saburai Mission, Timor Leste”

Two Saburai schools, Timor Leste – special Christmas gifts for the school children 2017

This Christmas was special for the school children of the two schools at Saburai. Through Continue reading “Two Saburai schools, Timor Leste – special Christmas gifts for the school children 2017”

Christmas in Saburai, Timor Leste – Food, rosaries and underwear

A Christmas event is important for children that have very little. In fact, Christmas is even more special when you receive a Continue reading “Christmas in Saburai, Timor Leste – Food, rosaries and underwear”

Getting around the shops at Maliana, Timor Leste

Maliana is situated in the far western region of Timor Leste not far from the Indonesian border. It is reasonably remote being about 3 hours by road from the capital which is Dili. Sections of the road are not trafficable during the wet season. Thus, the shopping experience in Maliana is Continue reading “Getting around the shops at Maliana, Timor Leste”

Timor Leste post 5 – We visit the Saburai village (Timor Leste Mission visit, December 2016)

Several days after my arrival in Timor Leste, Brother Jimmy with some locals from Maliana, including myself visited the Saburai village. From the very start of the village to the very end is about two hours walk, and much of it is quite steep with Continue reading “Timor Leste post 5 – We visit the Saburai village (Timor Leste Mission visit, December 2016)”

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