Same Youth Centre

Same Youth Centre

Book - ‘Rai ne’be mak ai –horis la iha’ = Land without plants

The Same Youth Centre has produced 600 copies of a new book that they have written and illustrated themselves; ‘Rai ne’be mak ai –horis la iha’ or "Land without plants". It is about young people replanting bare land with trees etc to make it beautiful. It includes multiplication tables at the back plus simple addition and subtraction. These have been distributed this to local schools.

Green House Centre

The Youth Centre (Centro Foinsae Dom Boaventura Manufahi or CEFOBOM) Plant Project is run by a horticulture group at the Youth Centre. The group planted the vegetables which they will sell at the local market in Same.

New book ‘Rai ne’be mak ai –horis la iha’ = Land without plants

Green House Centre

The book being distributed to school children


Village chiefs receiving computers sent by FoS

Photos of the arrival of the 8 computers for the Village Chiefs (Chefe do Suco) of Babulo, Betano, Daisua, Holarua, Groto, Rotuto, Tutuluro, and Letefoho.

Antoninho brought the computers from Dili to the Youth Centre in Same, and the Chiefs came to the Youth Centre to receive them.

The Chiefs are very happy with the computers and send thanks (the Chiefs are similar to village Mayors).

Volunteering in Same

FoS member Patrick Anderson, (pictured left) teaching journalism students in Same how to use a SLR camera.

FoS donated the camera and also computers for the journalism course. This is an initiative of the Same Youth Centre (CEFEBOM) and the NGO Luta ba Futuru.

Patrick volunteered with the Youth Centre for 2 months,

teaching photojournalism and English