Welcome back to another Tuesday in Timor where we will delve into the amazing work of our partner organisation, Ba Futuru, and how it’s
What is Oaktree’s partnership approach?
It’s an approach in which Oaktree partially funds the educational projects of a partner organisation in the Asia Pacific, or engages in non-funded peer to peer skill-sharing with other youth-led organisations in the region. We partner with such organisations because we believe that they are best placed to effect meaningful change in the countries they work – not us. Our local partners are the experts; we merely provide our partners with the support to help make change happen.
Ba Futuru is one of Oaktree's funded education partners implementing the Inspiring Young Learners through Quality Education (QE) project in Timor-Leste. Within
Fun fact: in Tetun (the local language), Ba Futuru means ‘for the future’!
Given Timor-Leste’s large youth population it makes sense for Ba Futuru to focus on the provision of education and opportunities for young people. It seeks to create a new generation of youth who are better equipped with the skills and knowledge to become meaningfully involved as citizens, to promote peace, and contribute to the development of Timor-Leste.
Ba Futuru’s Quality Education is working to transform high school educational environments to become more
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