Planning for Foto Friendship 2020 is currently underway connecting new foto friends in Timor-Leste and Australia.

This year Foto Friendship will be travelling to the rural areas of Timor-Leste. Our Timorese facilitatiors, Anastácio Maderia de Araújo and Evangelina Soares Gama, will be working with students in Anastácio's home village of Maubisse. Maubisse is situated in the mountainous district of Ainaro.


Past News Stories


Foto Friendship 2019

In 2019 Foto Friendship welcomed two new schools Eskola 5 de Maio in Timor-Leste's Capital Dili and Springwood High School in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. Every year Springwood High School takes a group of students to Timor-Leste to work on various humanitarian building projects.


Foto Friendship 2018

In 2018 Foto Friendship was thrilled to work with Canley Vale High School in Western Sydney for the first time. The Foto Friendship team worked with a group of girls studying photography and digital media under the guidance of their dedicated teacher Sandra Choy-Simpson.


Foto Friendship 2017

In July 2017 our Australian and Timorese facilitators worked together with new foto friends at Eskola Cristal in Timor-Leste’s capital Dili. Eskola Cristal is home to a diverse range of students from all over Timor-Leste. Sixteen talented students took part in a series of workshops run over two weeks.


Foto Friendship 2016

In 2016 we were happy to welcome students from Cabramatta High School in Sydney to participate in Foto Friendship for a second time. This time round students were linked with foto friends at Eskola Secundária Katólika Santa Madalena de Canossa in Dili.

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