Logo for Timor and Signs in NYC

If you’re wondering about the photo above, yes, that’s NOT New York… that’s Timor-Leste and that’s the logo I designed for an Asian Foundation project on Community-Police Partnership (the one on the far right). The whole process was an experience and interesting working with Asia Foundation and their local partners on figuring out how to … Continue reading Logo for Timor and Signs in NYC

NGO Small Grants Funding

The Early Recovery Project for the United Nations Development Programme needed to report on the progress of the Project to their donors. This map was part of the report to highlight the number of projects in Timor-Leste funded under the NGO Small Grants Fund. This includes the total funding for the projects, as well as … Continue reading NGO Small Grants Funding

IDP Dialogue Activities

The Early Recovery Project for the United Nations Development Programme needed to report on the progress of the Project to their donors. This map was part of the report to highlight the number of mediations and dialogues the Project had with local communities to help with reintegrating families who had left because of political crisis … Continue reading IDP Dialogue Activities

Going for a stroll

For some reason taking photos in Timor-Leste isn’t as relaxed as other places – well that’s what it seems for some of us amateur photographers. After spending over a year in Timor, I’ve chalked up approximately 5 rolls of film and probably a total of 500 photos from friends. To get out and take more … Continue reading Going for a stroll

Google Map for Recovery Project Management

As part of a Early Recovery Project for the United Nations Development Programme in Timor-Leste, this interactive map was developed to showcase the possibility of using Google Maps and data from the project to help real-time project management and monitoring. The Google Map uses information entered into a Google spreadsheet to show the projects spatially … Continue reading Google Map for Recovery Project Management

Happy holidays for some

Tropical Cyclone Laurence hit Northern Australia this past week which also meant a bit of rain in Timor-Leste. Too bad it wasn’t raining to put out this fire… but then again people usually use this part of the street to burn trash… it’s not an uncommon sight… there isn’t really a systematic  way to get … Continue reading Happy holidays for some

Flying – a great way to start a birthday!

Words can’t describe what a wonderful present I received from friends for my birthday. I was told to sleep early because I would have to wake up early the next day. Even though I knew it had to be something related to my birthday, I didn’t really expect much – at the most, it would … Continue reading Flying – a great way to start a birthday!

Day 4 (#GISDay) – It's all about the data!

More and more people keep attending the afternoon seminars… including today’s presentation by the National Statistics Directorate of Timor-Leste. One of the key things in this 10-year old country is to get a better understanding about its population and what are the challenges to its growth. Timor-Leste will be conducting its national census next year … Continue reading Day 4 (#GISDay) – It's all about the data!