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  • USAID is helping over 33,000 people in 250 com-munities earn higher incomes, improve their nutrition, and manage their economic assets more effectively.

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  • Timor-Leste is deploying USAID trained community police officers to all 442 villages for the first time since its 2002 independence, contributing to post independence stability.

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  • Driving Progress in Asia through Science, Innovation & Partnership

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  • Texts Connect Midwives to Mothers in Timor-Leste

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  • USAID helped introduce a wet suit-like garment that is saving the lives of women suffering from postpartum hemorrhage in remote communities by aiding circulation.

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USAID Avansa Agrikultura Project
Timorese Women Find Prosperity in Farming
NASG Timor-Leste
Anti-Shock Garment Saves Mothers' Lives in Timor-Leste
Strategies for Transitioning from Fragility to Prosperity
Strategies for Transitioning from Fragility to Prosperity

About Timor-Leste

Located between Indonesia and Australia, Timor-Leste is one of the world’s newest countries. Having gained independence in 2002 after decades of conflict, the country is now working to build its new democracy with still-nascent institutions, limited human capital, and significant economic and health challenges. The United States is committed to helping Timor-Leste realize its development goals and emerge as a strong, regional partner.

Contact Information

Mission Contact

Diana Putman, Mission Director
8250 Dili Place
Sergio Vieira De Mello Rd. Farol, Dili, Timor-Leste
Postal Code - M 
+670 332-2211
+670 332-2216

USAID Contact

Heather Ward, Indonesia, Timor-Leste and ASEAN Desk Officer
Office of East Asian Affairs, Asia Bureau, U.S. Agency for International Development
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, B1.01-052A
, DC 
(202) 7124652