In 2015, João Ribeiro dos Santos and his football team represented the rural community of Hera - just east of Dili - in every tournament.
Most of them were unemployed or university students. Despite… Read more
As the judges withdrew to decide the winners from among Timor-Leste’s 10 best and brightest youth entrepreneurs, it was clear that this – the UNDP Timor-Leste’s first ‘Youth Co:Lab’ forum – was far… Read more
At Timor-Leste’s largest bamboo nursery and processing plant near Dili, thousands of bagged saplings are lined up ready to be planted as soon as monsoon rains arrive. But this year, the wet season is… Read more
Here is a look at the achievements of some of the inspirational young Timorese who have accessed to KJFL's empowerment services and are shaping Timor-Leste current and future development and economic… Read more
Waste is one of the biggest problems that can pose a threat to humans and animals, and garbage is a threat to the environment, especially plastic waste.
Hudi Laran Community (HUCO) Youth Group is… Read more
‘I want to work with nature and the communities who we depend on for the products. I want to supply good quality products directly to the consumers,’ says Emeliano De Sa Benevides, ‘Emel’, a… Read more
‘The skills they teach you at the Knua Juventude Fila-Liman Centre, are things beyond the class room. They are life skills.’ Says André Jacinto Faria, a 27-year-old civil engineering consultant at… Read more
‘I am willing to use my skills and help the youth to create their own business because that’s what we need for the development of the country’ says Nilton Antonio Lemos Aniceto, a 42-year-old… Read more