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Empreza Diak

Org #40620
Vetted since 2017 Effective Nonprofit
2011
year founded
$12,578
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Empreza Diak (which means Good Business) is an award winning Timorese organisation that works to end poverty in Timor-Leste. Our mission is to economically empower the women and men living in poverty in Timor-Leste by creating new livelihood opportunities, providing innovative training and starting small businesses to build better futures. Timor-Leste is a Small Island Developing State, where 70% of the population lives in rural areas, outside the market economy. 40% of the population survives on less than US$1 per day. 90% of consumed goods are imported. There is a vicious cycle of poverty and inequality preventing rural impoverished communities to benefit from the country's developmen... read more

Project Leaders
ariana almeida
ariana almeida
Sebastien Liegeois
Sebastien Liegeois
Filipe Alfaiate
Filipe Alfaiate
Team
Maria Amado, Emerenciana Ximenez, Agostinho Sena, Simeao de Sousa, Jose Marques
Organization Information
Rua de Lautem, 1, Farol
Dili, 0000
East Timor
+67077235012
Organization Information
Rua de Lautem, 1, Farol
Dili, 0000
East Timor
+67077235012

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Nov 9, 2021
Standing up again!
Thanks to your donations, we support people to EMPOWER THEIR LIFES!! After the response given to Dili’s disaster, the post-storm situation observed in Atauro alerted our SAT Center staff about...
May 10, 2021
HANDICRAFT IN THE SPOTLIGHT ! !
The global COVID-19 pandemic that surged in 2020 severely impacted the tourism sector and Atauro Island suffered important consequences. Since March 2020, all the artisans groups involved in the...
Nov 12, 2020
FIGHTING THE 2 SIDES OF COVID-19
FIGHTING THE 2 SIDES OF COVID-19 WITH HEALTH PREVENTION AND ECONOMIC RELIEF Timor-Leste has been protecting itself from COVID-19, registering only a few cases, by implementing restrictions and closing...
 
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