[Challenge:Future] Youth Action for Sustainable Future

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[Challenge:Future] Youth Action for Sustainable Future

  1. 1. A ction for C hange F oundation A cting for the B etter F uture TIMOR LESTE
  2. 2. REPUBLIC DEMOCRAT OF TIMOR LESTE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  3. 3. TIMOR LESTE 450 years occupied by Portugal until 1975 and 24 years occupied by Indonesia until 1999, part of post conflict country because it has been suffering from varies violent or conflict for over a decade. In the wake of the fighting, generations of young people have had their education and chances of employment disrupted with a few options, many turn to gangs and street crime, perpetuating the cycle of violence. Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  4. 4. Capital : Dili Total Districts : 13 Area : 15,007 Km Total Population : 1,066.409 M people Languages : Tetum and Portuguese (Official languages), Bahasa Indonesia & English (Working languages) Religion : 96.5 % Catholic Independence : 1975 (from Portugal), 1999 (from Indonesia) Government : Semi-Presidential system Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  5. 5. Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste MESSAGES FROM THE FOUNDER JOSE DE JESUS, 27 years old, Engineering Bachelor Degree, Willing to know new things, Sportsman, Musical performance, Traveler, challenging myself to improve someone's life and motivated person. Something inspire me to do things that people think impossible to do is these quotes; If you plan for a year “PLANT A SEED” if plan for 10 years “PLANT A TREE” if for 100 years “ TEACH THE PEOPLE” I created this idea to start Action for Change Foundation (ACF) is based to the low skills of the youth in Timor Leste, limited employment opportunities, conflict or violence was happen everywhere, children are playing everywhere instead of doing things values for their bright future,
  6. 6. MESSAGES FROM THE FOUNDER It was in 2010 by myself with the support of some young people to complete this organization structure for reaching the criteria's of Forum Organization of Timor Leste (FONGTIL) to get registration as a non-profit organization operates legally in Timor Leste. I did not realized that people are interested with the activities that I created with Action for Change Foundation (ACF) such as training opportunities, Sport for peace promotion activities and workshops for the young people, but today, ACF is brilliant organization for the young people to get involve as many of them had have success in different aspects like we integrated many kids to sport field for practicing discipline, respect, morals, getting the job, able to communicate with English and able to operate computer machine after attended the class at ACF. Through this opportunity, I would highly appreciated the maximum contribution from Donors, my fellow staff, volunteers, For Future Credit Union, Sport educators or players, group of Alumni who those taking part at ACF’s project development and make things positively happen . I am proud of you and you are amazing people. JOSE DE JESUS Founder and Director
  7. 7. ACTION FOR CHANGE FOUNDATION (ACF) ACF starts on May 2010 as a non-profit organization based in Dili, Timor Leste created by the Timorese youth from different background with the aims to help each other through constructive innovation activities to engaging vulnerable young people, who lives have been disrupted by conflict, stresses from their lower skills and out of schools. We promote peace and non-violence through Sports; and provide job-skills training to improve employment opportunities. Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  8. 8. <ul><li>OUR MISION </li></ul><ul><li>Creating and developing the training opportunities for the youth to practice, learning and express for the bright future </li></ul><ul><li>Educating and using the Sport as a tool for peace promotion on-the-ground especially for the problematic kids and vulnerable youth </li></ul><ul><li>Improve Employment condition through bringing youth to the workplaces for the real job </li></ul>Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  9. 9. OUR VISION The vision of action for change foundation (ACF) is acting for the sustainable future development through professional partner work and trustworthy Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  10. 10. OUR PROJECT AND ACTIVITIES Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  11. 11. SPORT FOR PEACE PROJECT (Educate Young People for Non-violence Through Sport) We use the sport as a tool for peace promotion on-the-ground especial for the problematic kids and vulnerable youth in the community directly with local youngsters, members of violent, martial arts, gangs, to encourage them to practice organized sport that is supervised and nonviolent because through sport people can practice discipline, Tolerance, self-respect and respect to each other and sport is also can give a healthiest for the spirit of life. Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  12. 12. FOOTBALL FOR PEACE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  13. 13. VOLLEYBALL FOR PEACE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  14. 14. PING-PONG FOR PEACE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  15. 15. TAEKWONDO FOR PEACE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  16. 16. TAEKWONDO FOR PEACE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  17. 17. ATHLETIC FOR PEACE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  18. 18. ATHLETIC FOR PEACE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  19. 19. ATHLETIC FOR PEACE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  20. 20. PEACE EDUCATION CLASS Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  21. 21. SKILL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING (English, Computer, Public Management, Internet, IT) Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  22. 22. ENGLISH COURSE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  23. 23. PUBLIC MANAGEMENT COURSE (Office Administration, Finance, Leadership, CV + On-the-job training) Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  24. 24. COMPUTER COURSE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  25. 25. INTERNET COURSE Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  26. 26. HIV/AIDS PREVENTION WORKSHOP Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  27. 27. FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  28. 28. VOLUNTEERS Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  29. 29. LIBRARY ACF (Internet for Library, Lending and Public Services) Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  30. 30. ACF Training Center is established public library services for the youth, kids and adults to learn, borrowing and copying according needed. This space and books are still limited but it works very well now as lots of visitors coming even though still very simple library, when we start this idea, we did not aware that people will visiting us or benefiting them but fortunately it comes true at ACF. For the moment, we are welcoming support in kind of financial, equipment and books to increase our services for our fellow Timorese people especially for youth and kids are still living in very traditional environment, we are very optimist that we can change their life, moving them from things difficult for themselves but we come together with them thought our work can be true in our life. Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  31. 31. Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste LIBRARY ACF
  32. 32. YOUTH & THE MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDG) WORKSHOP (Bring youth to the community and act for the sustainable future) Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  33. 33. We are providing the Timorese youth a basic understanding of the Youth and 8 of Millennium Development Goals and the indicators, how youth can act to developing our community, challenging themselves to improve someone's life and change the world for the better future. Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste
  34. 34. Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste OUR CONTACT NAME : JOSE DE JESUS POSITION : FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR MOBILE : +670 7297699 EMAIL : [email_address] WEBSITE : http://www.actionforchangefoundation.info/ FB GROUP : ACTION FOR CHANGE FOUNDATION DILI, TIMOR LESTE 2011
  35. 35. THANK YOU OBRIGADO Action for Change Foundation (ACF) Dili, Timor Leste

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