Ambassador Peter Robert’s Family and the Australia Embassy offer Christmas Present to Children at CQF

Ambassador Peter Robert’s Family and the Australia Embassy offer Christmas Present to Children at CQF


DILI, 26 november 2020 (TATOLI) – Australia’s Ambassador to Timor-Leste, Peter Roberts, his family and the Embassy have delivered Christmas Present to the Children at the Quesadhip Ruak Foundation centre in Taibese Dili.

Ambassador Peter Roberts said this donation is made annually to support the Foundation’s activities and to celebrate Christmas with children in Dili and the districts.

“All of these items have been gifted by me and my wife, my two sons and the community at the Australian Embassy, we have provided these to the children in Timor-Leste, especially at this foundation, to ensure they can celebrate Christmas day,” Peter Roberts said.

Peter, together with his wife, expressed the joys of being able to work with the Quesadhip Ruak foundation.

On December 11, Peter and his family will celebrate Christmas with a party for the children at Quesadhip Ruak.

The Founder of the Quesadhip Ruak foundation, Isabel Ferreira, thanked the Australian Embassy in Timor-Leste and their families for the donation.

“Next week, we have entered the Advent, and soon we will celebrate Christmas eve. The Ambassador Together with his family would like to share love and friendship with children in Timor-Leste, especially here at CQR. On behalf of all the children of Timor-Leste I would like to thank Peter Roberts and his wife Lisa Roberts, who has made this donation, ” Ms Isabel Ferreira said.

The founder of CQR also promised that they would pray to God to give blessings to Peter Roberts and his family in every activity.

Ms Ferreira said the gifts given by the Ambassador were dolls, guitars and a good selection of other gifts.

She also said that the Ambassador and his family, over the years, have provided books to the CQR library in Taibessi, also and his wife Lisa has conducted English lessons to the children.

Currently, CQR houses more than 80 children in two places Colmera and Taibesse.

The activities carried out every day by the children at CQR are, learning English, Portuguese, Korean and other languages.


Journalist: Hortencio Sanchez

Editor: Francisco Simões/Nick Kettle


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