One of the great things about working and volunteering in Timor Leste is the amazing people you meet as well as really inspiring places. One such person is Mr Simao Barreto, Director of CNEFP a modern and innovative vocational training centre in Tibar on the outskirts of Dili.
I have had the pleasure of working with Simao and the Teachers and staff at CNEFP for several years now and I was fortunate enough to interview Simao during my last visit to Tibar about the school and the growth of the Horticulture courses being offered at Tibar. You can find the podcast at
Here are a collection of images from the developing gardens
You don’t see leaves like this in many gardens!