The Trivia Night at St Joseph's College was a great success with over 250 people attending. Special thanks must go to Rosemary Friend, Louise Madden and Peter Cannon for their leadership of the organising committee, without whose persistence and dedication the night could not have gone ahead. Whilst the official tally has yet to be... Continue Reading →
Back by popular demand the 2016 Timor Leste Trivia Night is being held on Saturday March 5, 2016 in the St Joseph's College Gymnasium. In 2013 it sold out and in 2016 we are hoping for a similar attendance. There are 30 tables of 10 so why not organise a table from amongst your friends or... Continue Reading →
The kitchen at St Francis Orphanage and Boarding School in Viqueque needs refurbishment but they need our help to make it a reality. Most visitors to Viqueque stay at the accommodation provided by the sisters at St Francis Orphanage and Boarding School. The bedrooms are clean, the meals are excellent and overall it is a... Continue Reading →
We have recently received the following news from Margie Beck at the Baucau Teachers College where Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools is sponsoring 8 students. It is great to be able to tell you that this year every one of our students passed all their end of semester exams – no failures at all in any... Continue Reading →
The full transcript of the 2014 President's Report can be found below in the Newsletter Section. Here is a highlights package! The Butler Donation We have had another good year both in Viqueque and Geelong. The highlight has been the commencement of the allocation of funds from the Butler Donation, a most generous gift from... Continue Reading →
Many visitors to Viqueque stay at the accommodation provided by the sisters at St Francis Orphanage and Boarding School. The bedrooms are clean and the meals excellent meaning that it is a very pleasant place to stay. The orphanage has two kitchens and both are poorly ventilated, dark and in a very poor state. All... Continue Reading →
St Joseph's College students have again donated stationery, sports and art supplies to the value of $700 from their collection of dockets as part of Woolworths Earn and Learn and Coles Sports for Schools. These resources will be greatly appreciated by the students in the Viqueque schools.
Peter Cannon recently received a cheque for $7,447 from the students at The Geelong College. Led by the Middle School SRC team they raised funds to support the schools in Viqueque, particularly their primary partner school Loi-Huno. The funds will be used for a teacher training program conducted at the school by qualified Timorese teachers... Continue Reading →