Local well changes Emilia's lifeIn the districts of Oecusse and Ermera, local infrastructure projects are making life easier for families like those of Emilia Taninas. Emilia now has access to a well which provides her and her family with clean water.
Timorese youth tackle waste and unemployment, one bottle at a timeTimor-Leste is a tiny country with a huge trash problem. Water is not potable -- as a result, plastic bottles of all sizes can be found everywhere, marring the country’s natural beauty and creating hazardous health and environmental conditions. The problem is especially glaring in the capital city of Dili, where the bottles are an eyesore in a town that serves as the hub for the country’s ambitious tourism development agenda.