SECURING INCOME WITH education and small credits
KOLPING Timor-Leste is present in all three dioceses of the country (Dili, Baucau and Maliana). The National Office is based in Lospalos/Lautem in the diocese of Baucau. Since the first Kolping Families were founded in 1999, the Asian association has been growing continuously. More than 1,000 Kolping members are now involved in more than 70 Kolping Families. In October 2022, KOLPING Timor-Leste was solemnly declared a national association during a visit by General Praeses Msgr Christoph Huber. Project priorities in the field are short-term vocational training (for example in the processing of coconut oil) and the promotion of small businesses through small credits.
The focus of work is on: