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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Para Marcia is Changing

Things are changing for Para Marcia. When I first joined with Geoff, Lucinda and the team to set up an organisation for the work going on in Timor, it was to join my business, logistics and IT skills with the work they were already doing, to consolidate the support and add a bit of structure…

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Rotary Inner Wheel Wishart Ladies

The ladies from Rotary Inner Wheel have been providing us with birthing kits and ‘days for girls’ kits for us to take over to East Timor.  Recently our own Lucinda was invited to go and hang with the Rotary ladies and see them in action.  The work that these ladies do has moved me in…

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Ultrasound Machine

From Forbes with love You may remember last year we reported about a wonderful project of the people of Parkes and Forbes donating and shipping a container of goods to the people of East Timor, with the help of the donations of you good people.  In the container was an ultrasound machine that had been…

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Container Delivery Update August 2016

Last Monday our container cleared customs in Timor and we were able to unpack it and send it off to the designated areas. Lucinda and Alina were able to facilitate the delivery of the last container with a marathon effort. In order to give them a hand and gain some experience in the clearance process,…

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