As one of the young maritime policemen said, “This morning when we came 138 people could not see, now when we leave 138 of my people can see again.” Wairoke Village, Lautém District, Timor Leste.
Medical supplies and equipment for midwives, health posts and clinics is an important part of our work.
Historic Vessel Vega in collaboration with the East Timor Maritime Police (UPM) delivers medical supplies and reading glasses to Lautém District, Timor Leste.
Laclubar is a rural area high in the mountains of East Timor. It is difficult to reach. Most people live in the surrounding farming villages which often have no road only walking paths.
Triloka Clinic serves the community Triloka and 12 surrounding villages. The clinic works under the umbrella of the Fundação Lafaek Diak, Baucau, East Timor.
Sailus is located in the island chain of Liukang Tangaya in the South Sulawesi sea, Indonesia.
Pulau Pisang means Banana Island. A very small island close to Banda with fewer than 300 inhabitants.
Pulau Hatta is an island in South Maluku (Moluccas), Indonesia.
Vega brings the gift of sight to the village of Macadare, Atauro Island, East Timor
The midwives of Atauro Island have very little to work with but thanks to our supporters they now have a years worth of supplies.
Lafaek Diak and Triloka Clinic trains community midwife volunteers chosen from remote villages in Baucau district, Timor Leste