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Timor-Leste

In 2011, World Education arrived in the young nation of Timor-Leste, where approximately 50% of adults are illiterate, to provide technical and management support for a financial literacy project serving Timorese women. Today, World Education continues to support women through the New Zealand Aid Teaching Financial Literacy Phase III project. Additionally, World Education builds local capacity in sustainable agriculture and livelihoods training.
 

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View details: Developing Agricultural Communities/Desenvolve Agricultura Comunitária (DAC)

Developing Agricultural Communities/Desenvolve Agricultura Comunitária (DAC)

In 2013 and 2014, World Education provided technical assistance in Timor-Leste to improve agricultural practices and establish farmer groups and market linkages.

View details: Timor-Leste Financial Literacy for Women

Timor-Leste Financial Literacy for Women

World Education partnered with Moris Rasik, a microfinance institution that provides loans exclusively to women, to improve the lives of women with training in basic numeracy, financial literacy, and agricultural businesses.