The Bida Mitan Weaving Collective

The Bida Mitan Weaving Collective in Takaplagar village, just outside Maumere, Flores, is a group of around 30 women who are working hard to preserve their traditional textile art - kain ikat. Click on the link below to learn more about the incredible skill of these women, and the efforts of organisations like the NTA: East Indonesia Aid to help them preserve their invaluable knowledge, and support their communities!

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2017/2018 Annual Report

NTA is delighted to share with you our 2017/2018 Annual Report.

We have had another successful year of delivering agriculture, education and water and sanitation projects to the people of Nusa Tenggara Timur and hope you'll take a moment to see more details of our work.

If you would like to make a donation to support our ongoing work, you can do so here.

Don't Forget Your End of Financial Year Donation

Dear NTA supporter,

It’s getting colder as winter approaches, but warm hearts can achieve anything! There is no better time to make a tax-deductible contribution to NTA: East Indonesia Aid.

Each contribution will be used to help fund the Cocoa Field Day and help improve vital community consultation meetings for the extremely poor communities of Eastern Indonesia.

Above: Farmers are absorbed in the technical demonstrations for improving cocoa production.

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ACFID Interview with Dr. Colin Barlow

The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) recently interviewed our President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Colin Barlow about how NTA: East Indonesia Aid embraces sustainable development with our partners and communities. Click below to watch the entire interview.

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Tanks For Running

Yesterday, one of our members Bill Arthur completed his 23rd Canberra Marathon and his 65th overall marathon! What a fantastic effort! And to help celebrate the occasion, Bill sought sponsorship with the funds going to the NTA: East Indonesia Aid to build water tanks for poor farming communities.

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NTA 2016/17 Annual Report

Dear NTA members,

Happy New Year! 

As we concluded 2017 and welcomed 2018, we thought it would be good to share with you our activities and achievements in 2016-2017 through our annual report.

Feel free to access our annual report here.

We are still looking for Membership and Marketing volunteers! If you are keen and have some time to spare, please get in touch with us at [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you!

Seeking new Membership and Marketing volunteers!

Can you help us raise the NTA profile and increase our income?

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Devpolicy blog features the NTA!

We are thrilled to be profiled in the latest Devpolicy blog post. Check it out the full post here.

Drought looms in East Nusa Tenggara


This blog entry is a re-post of the article 'Drought looms in East Nusa Tenggara'

12 January 2016 Djemi Amnifu, The Jakarta Post


Djemi Amnifu,, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara | Archipelago | Tue, January 12 2016 - See more at:
Djemi Amnifu,, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara | Archipelago | Tue, January 12 2016 - See more at:
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NTA Education programme review

In July 2015 NTA commenced an in-depth review of its support to education activities. The review was led by David Lever, a member of the Operations Committee, and supported by Indonesian education expert Ibu Letje Inabuy.

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