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NGO Advocacy Launch
November 16, 2020

United States Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick joined by USAID Mission Director James S. Wright, officially launched the USAID/Timor-Leste NGO Advocacy for Good Governance Activity today.

October 22, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Timor-Leste Ministry of Health (MOH) today released the results of USAID’s Reinforce Basic Health Services project (USAID’s Reinforce). USAID’s Reinforce, December 2015-December 2020, is a partnership between the Government of Timor-Leste (GOTL) and USAID that focused to increase the health service delivery in Covalima by strengthening integrated health service delivery and promoting health seeking behaviors. Stakeholders in the GOTL include the MOH, Covalima Municipality Health Service and the National Institute of Health (INS). USAID’s Reinforce was implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute.

NGO Advocacy team meeting
September 3, 2020

The USAID/Timor-Leste NGO Advocacy for Good Governance activity expands the NGO enabling environment and strengthens the organizational, research, networking, and financial capacity for up to eight mid-level local NGOs in Timor-Leste to provide increased evidence-based, sustainable advocacy services on behalf of citizens.

July 8, 2020

United States Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick today announced the award of a new, five-year activity to strengthen a group of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Timor-Leste. 

July 7, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development in Timor-Leste is working hand in hand with the Government of Timor-Leste to help the country mitigate the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic in Timor-Leste.  The American people have generously donated $1.6 million in funds to the effort.  USAID is adapting existing programming where possible to help meet the challenge.