"Foto Friendship to me means knowledge. It allows me to see the lives of kids I would never have known through an incredibly interesting medium." Sam, Winmalee High School

We welcome any schools or individuals who would like to participate in Foto Friendship. Please contact us for more information. In the meantime you can watch our video and download our study guide.


Aims and Objectives

Foto Friendship is a volunteer led community project. At no cost to the participants the aim is to-

  • Foster creativity, communication and connection between the children of Timor-Leste and Australia.
  • Teach participants photographic skills and explore visual story telling mediums and techniques.
  • Facilitate the creation of personal stories told through photography.
  • Raise awareness about the history and contemporary life of children living in Timor-Leste.
  • Build friendships and a sense of international community.
  • Create ongoing communication and collaboration between school communities.
  • Create a sense of wider community involvement through the creation of personal photo stories to be exhibited in online and public exhibitions.