Springwood Hotel Fundraiser On Saturday 23rd of October, we were able to host a fundraising High Tea to promote and discuss the important work of Para Marcia. We would like to thank the Springwood Hotel for their gift to us, of the use of their function room yesterday afternoon, and for all the work that…

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Casa Vida Mini Bus Fundraiser

  The team here at Para Marcia are currently working with Dili based organisation, Casa Vida, a Child Protection Organisation, including safe houses, receives and houses mostly female victims of sexual abuse. The mini-bus that is used to transport the girls is in urgent need of replacement. A suitable 15-seater has been located in Dili…

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Water Supply to Wedauberec Maternity Clinic

Can you imagine a Maternity clinic without water?  Ignaz Semmelweis introduced the now common practice of hand washing to modern medicine in the mid 1800’s and drastically reduced the rate of infection during childbirth.  Since then hygiene has be intimately connected with the practice of safe obstetrics. However even this is a luxury that some…

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New Vehicle for Timor

UPDATE: This project has been funded and our staff in East Tiimor are enjoying their new Toyota Hilux. Thank you for your donations, prayers and support.  East Timor is an extremely mountainous country with very poor roads. To perform our work we have to travel quite a bit. We currently have a 1999 Mitsubishi Triton…

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Hospital Supplies and Toys for Timor – March 2015

Jesus said “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these”.  While holding some midwifery training Lucinda left her training doll on a table and soon noticed a group of village girls crowding around it, taking turns to nurse it.  She decided…

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Weberek Water Project

In 2002 the NGO Youth With A MISSION (YWAM) in Dili heard of a small village in the South of the Island which had lost its main source of clean water. The village pump had been destroyed by the retreating Militia and they were left with only wet season shallow wells. The villagers were walking…

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