Ballarat ACU Student Group Develop a Children’s Reading Book with Klibur Domin for Timor Leste
The Supporting Community Issues Project is the initiative of the Australian Catholic University and University of Ballarat. It has provided students currently undertaking the Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education with an opportunity to form partnerships with local, national and global community agencies.
Our group has had the privilege of being in partnership with Ryder-Cheshire Australia in Ballarat. Together, we have undertaken the development of a culturally appropriate Early Childhood Literacy Project for the children of the Klibur Domin Community in Timor Leste and surrounding villages.
Continue reading Where does Grandfather Go?
As a final year medical student from the University of Melbourne I was fortunate to travel back to Klibur Domin over November and December 2012. Much had changed over five years from my previous short trip as a physiotherapist in 2007/2008. The services had grown including the important Multi Drug Resistant TB program and many improved facilities for patients and staff. An important constant was the staff at Klibur Domin who greeted me again with welcoming smiles. Continue reading Paul
Volunteering at Klibur Domin (2009)
My wife Sheridan and I were delighted to have the opportunity to go to Klibur Domin in East Timor during July-August 2009.
Sheridan was a trained nurse and I am a professional engineer. We thought that together we could assist with a wide variety of basic needs and also enjoy working and relating with the beautiful people there. Continue reading Will & Sheridan
Recently I was lucky enough to receive the opportunity to volunteer at Klibur Domin. Though my time there was short, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would encourage any prospective volunteers to give it a go. The staff at Klibur Domin were very friendly and hospitable. They love having volunteers and I immediately felt like a welcome member of the team. Continue reading Nipun
I did a volunteer placement at Klibur Domin of one month’s duration in 2010. Although I went as an English teacher the role ended up being a little more elastic, encompassing giving English classes to many of the staff, to helping devise and implement activities for the children who are long term residents. Continue reading Cathrin