Due to the COVID outbreak, we are currently working from home

Coffee is available!!

Coffee can be ordered online and posted free of charge -

(8 packs for $72).

Or contact us to buy coffee
Email: fossame@gmail.com

Coffee Sales 0433 709 201


-Support our projects

Donate by electronic deposit,


contact for details of how to send a cheque

Phone: 0439 555 291
Email: fossame@gmail.com

Tax deductible donations can be made via the Salesian Mission.

Handicrafts available from Friends of Same

Fuan Nabilan Students

Vision impaired students at Fuan Nabilan, Saturnino and Jaquel

Ediana studying braille with Fuan Nabilan teacher Joana

Craft from East Timor and Nepal

Friends of Same sell beautiful handmade products from East Timor and Nepal, including soaps, stationary sets and felt dolls, these are fantastic gift ideas, and help support disadvantaged families in Same.


Baucau Teachers' College

Contact us at info@friendsofsame.org or fossame@gmail.com

Above is a photo of Abrao, one of the students at Baucau Teachers' College.

Virgilio Cortereal from Same is also studying there this year


Former FoS Scholarship student

UNTL Animal Health Graduate Venancio

UNTL graduate in animal health studies,Venancio, won a scholarship to study horticulture at the Arava research station in Israel, (where our student Gabriella was previously).


Friends of Same Inc. is a community-based group based in the

City of Boroondara, Melbourne.

We are part of a network of East Timor Friendship Groups and

provide a forum to coordinate support for the people of the

Same region, East Timor, in rebuilding their communities.

We are continuing to deliver coffee orders by mail or delivery,

Please email us on fossame@gmail.com

or Phone 0433 709 201

Join us to provide support to a worthy cause.