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The university program opening up philosophy, history, art, literature and logic to the poor and those experiencing multiple disadvantage.
ACU's Barefoot Nurses program trains local nurses, pharmacists and health care workers to be more adequately informed and equipped when caring for people in isolated regions of Baucau, Timor-Leste.
As part of her degree, Bachelor of International Development Studies student Madeleine Whitby completed an immersion experience in East Timor. Hooked on development work, she now volunteers at Palms International.
"International aid work is something I hope to do when I finish my degree so this was the perfect opportunity to gain a real sense of the healthcare system in a developing country."
When ACU exercise science lecturers Dr Ross Smith and Dr Paul Callery were kicking around the idea of a soccer program to help young people in East Timor, they had no idea just how far it would go.
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