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Empreza Diak

Org #40620
Vetted since 2017
2011
year founded
$8,159
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year 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
Ariana Almeida, Maria Amado
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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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...
Dec 13, 2018
Training and creativity to build new livelihoods!
Our team provided business training to 32 female artisans from Uaro-Ana, Biqueli and Vila (Atauro). During the training these women were able to develop useful business skills and learn new tools to...
Sep 14, 2018
Let's keep going!
We are so thrilled by your support and inspired by the achievements of this project that we decided to extend it in order to have a greater impact and keep supporting these amazing artisans. Last June...
 
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