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Sisters of Mercy Overseas Aid Fund

Mercy Works Appeal in Timor-Leste

Our Mercy Works Tax Appeal is to support our "Maucatar Nutritional/Hygiene Project"  in Cova Lima in Timor-Leste. 

Timor-Leste remains one of the poorest nations in the world. Maucatar is a remote mountainous area where there is severe malnutrition and high mortality rates. There is little or no access to water, sanitation, education or infrastructure.

Mercy Works partners with the Hospitaller Sisters of Mercy to deliver this project. It aims to improve the nutritional status of mothers and young children who attend the maternity clinic and outreach programs in the Maucatar catchment area. We provide holistic care to malnourished children and antenatal and postnatal mothers through clinical care, and nutrition through eggs and egg-laying hens. Follow up is also integral by the outreach Health Education and Nutrition program.

You can help save a child and mother from extreme hunger and poor nutrition. With your generosity Mercy Works can continue to support the women and children of Maucater in Timor-Leste by providing extra nutrition as we work together towards providing better health outcomes and health knowledge to the community. 

Mercy Works is hoping to raise $13,000 to support this project.

Donate and make a difference!

READ MORE ABOUT THE "Maucatar Nutrition Project" in Timor-Leste HERE:


Please note that donations above our goal will be used to support our other partnership projects in Bacau in TIMOR-LESTE. The "Katilosa Community Centre for the Disabled" supports children and adults with disabilities. "Uai Lili Computer Centre Project" provides classes in computers and English for children and young adults to develop skills that will support them into the future. Thank You.

Sisters of Mercy Overseas Aid Fund supports overseas relief and development activities that are a part of the vision and mission of the Sisters of Mercy in Australia and Papua New Guinea. 

Sisters of Mercy Overseas Aid Fund operates projects in:

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Timor Leste, and
  • The Philippines

For more information on our projects, please visit our website

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Level 3 6 Victoria Rd

(02) 9564 1911

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