CARE's humanitarian work in Timor-Leste - CARE

Timor-Leste

CARE has been operating in Timor-Leste since 1994, originally as part of CARE Indonesia and as an autonomous country office since 2000.

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Relief Efforts in Timor-Leste

CARE in Timor-Leste focuses on long-term sustainable development projects in agriculture and disaster risk reduction, education, community health and nutrition, sanitation, capacity building, urban community outreach and peace-building, rural infrastructure and employment, and women’s participation and gender equality.

CARE has been operating in Timor-Leste since 1994, originally as part of CARE Indonesia and as an autonomous country office since 2000. In that time, CARE has engaged in two major emergency responses following the violent outbreaks that occurred in 1999 and 2006.