Up to 10,000 kids with RHD in Timor Leste

“You can stop the progression, you can give treatment, you can stop kids from becoming unwell, getting severe rheumatic heart disease, stop them from needing heart surgery, stop them from dying,”

Dr. Josh Francis

Read this ABC News story.

Help us do even more

Even though healthcare in Timor-Leste has improved, there is still so much more to do.  

A small amount of money goes a long way with the per person health budget less than US$100 per year. 


Covers the cost of petrol for a month so a healthcare worker can provide home visits around Dili.

$58 p/month

in 12 months

Covers the cost of running a nutrition referral project in one community healthcare centre.

$650 p/month

Covers the full cost to employ a nurse who can help deliver our programs.