Marion Smith

Marion Smith - Organisational Development and Advocacy Adviser

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Many Hands is working with the Government of Timor-Leste Secretary of State, Tourism, Art and Culture to develop and run community and tourist resources. Many Hands has a long term goal of improving the economic circumstances of the people of Timor-Leste, through culturally affirming and sustainable initiatives. These include identifying and developing opportunities for cultural tourism and associated businesses (guest houses, catering etc), supporting communities to market their local products, and developing cultural assets in the region. Individuals and small businesses receive training and mentoring. The tourism project engages the wider community, including women and youth.

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