Malnutrition screening underway

Malnutrition screening is underway with MOH partners – Vera Cruz Community Heath Centre – CHC.

Second phase of screening and data collection will help us to understand the scope of the problem and resources needed to address this major issue affecting the children in Timor.

Education, training, increased procurement of essential treatments will all be integrated into the project to increase the capacity of the VC malnutrition program.

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.