We had our
With a silent auction, raffle live Timorese band and some amazing food it definitely was not an evening to be missed!
Here are some reflections that I wrote after the event:
Last night though I was lucky enough to be able to attend the LBL Campaign event and hear from and meet an amazing array of speakers, including Angelo a student from Timor-Leste, this year's focus country for LBL. As part of my volunteer role with
Speaking to Angelo later I realised how much we have in common. He's worked for NGOs for over 7 years and after he completes his Masters he'd like to continue working for them. Working for
I left the launch event feeling so much more motivated about taking the challenge. In the scheme of things, what is five days of slightly bland food when it can help people like Angelo and other young Timorese people achieve their dreams and goals, just as I am also striving to do?
The power of conversation and interaction is so important - especially in an age when it’s so easy to do literally everything via a screen. Why not go out and have a conversation about LBL? You’ll be surprised about the impact you make!
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