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Empreza Diak

Org #40620
Vetted since 2017
2011
year founded
$9,530
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
0
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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #5259359309
Organization Information
Rua de Lautem, 1, Farol
Dili, 0000
East Timor
+67077235012

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #5259359309

Project Reports

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Apr 13, 2020
Tourism as a new source of income to fight poverty!
Empreza Di’ak and rural communities started 2020 looking ahead towards a better future. The impoverished Atauro island has an unique and incredible tourism potential to be explored. While many...
Dec 20, 2019
Rural artisans in the spotlight!
With your generous support, this year we have been able to work with 150 artisans in Timor-Leste, developing traditional and new livelihoods as well as designing new products and services that meet...
Sep 9, 2019
Improving traditions to improve lives
These past months we have been dedicated to the work of the wonderful pottery makers of the Arlo Village in Atauro. This pottery is still made using the memories of how the process was done more than...
 
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