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Empreza Diak

Org #40620
Vetted since 2017
2011
year founded
$8,219
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded

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
Maria Amado
Maria Amado
Juliana Teixeira
Juliana Teixeira
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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Jun 10, 2019
Green livelihoods in Atauro
With your continuous support, we have been able to create new opportunities by designing and developing innovative products, strengthening our commitment to create new livelihood opportunities for the...
May 13, 2019
Let's start building a better future for the youth
One of our main goals is to promote livelihoods for the youth in Timor-Leste by offering them opportunities to learn new skills and provide them training. Since February, we are mentoring a group of...
Mar 13, 2019
Empowering artisans through tourism
With your support 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 the needs of these...
 
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