USAID is helping over 33,000 people in 250 com-munities earn higher incomes, improve their nutrition, and manage their economic assets more effectively.
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.
Driving Progress in Asia through Science, Innovation & Partnership
Texts Connect Midwives to Mothers in Timor-Leste
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.
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.
Last updated: April 12, 2017