Company Profile


East Timor Development Agency is an independent not-for profit NGO that strives to strengthen the capacity of East Timorese people so they can play an integral and active role in developing and improving Timor-Leste.

Our Mission

The mission of the East Timor Development Agency is to strengthen the capacity of the East Timorese people to play an integral, active and co-ordinated role in the development of Timor Leste through training and job placement.

Our Vision

We seek to forge relations of trust between us and our clients by delivering solutions that will serve as benchmarks in their respective fields.
We strive to be perceived as a strong and reliable partner that focuses on quality and delivers lasting results.
Our vision is to be established as the agency of choice for developing and transition economies.

Our Goals

To strengthen the capacity for East Timorese people to seek, find and keep employment through training.
To bridge the gap between job-seekers and employers.
To assist in the capacity building of other organisations through the delivery of professional, dynamic and up-to-date training.
To link the resources of local institutions through advising and training.
To offer local and international organisations high standard business facilities and translation and research services.
To foster the potential of East Timorese children through the Oan Kiak Orphan Scholarship Fund
To generate income with the aim of being a sustainable local NGO, independent of political or religious affiliation.
To develop and produce resources for the benefit of individuals and organisations.


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