If a visitor were to walk through this camp it might seem like this is a normal Salesian youth camp just like any other in Germany or wider European area; young people enjoying each other’s presence through games and activities played in a joyful manner.

As the world continues to argue about what is the best course of action for halting the crippling effects of climate change, the Bosco Rural Development Center (known as Bosco Gramin Vikas Kendra in the native tongue) is making tangible progress to a greener future everyday!

Timor Leste's road to the future relies on Education and is guided by Salesian accompaniment

Timor-Leste is located just 700km northwest of Darwin and having won its independence in 2002 is one of the youngest nations in the world as well as the economically poorest in South East Asia.