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PROMOVE SAUDE

LIU HUSI
PRODUTU LOKAL
PROMOTING HEALTH THROUGH
LOCAL PRODUCTS

Conferensia/Conference:
Transforme Timor-Leste ba Desenvolvimento Sustentavel
Transforming Timor-Leste for Sustainable Develpoment
Dili, Ministerio de Estangero - 6/7 Julho 2009

husi: Mariquita Fatima da Costa, Ana Teresa do Rosario, Inge Ruth Lempp
Centro Treino Integral e
Desenvolvimento
CTID – Canossa Baucau

CTID is a skills training center for rural


Timorese women. It‘s follow-up program
accompanies the graduates in developing
various products from local materials as a
source for income generating and small
business development.
The Follow-up program at CTID has
assisted to develope businesses with
its graduates in the following areas:
• Products from tais (hand-woven cloth)
• Natural soap from Coconut oil
• GGG
• VCO
• Tamarind Candy
• Natural Medicines
• and others
Food additive from local
products
Gurih-Gurih-Gisi - GGG
Process of making GGG:

Vegetable leaves are


briefly held in boiling
water, then dried. Dried
leaves ground to fine
powder.
• Dry roast peanuts and grind finely
• Dry roast fine ground corn or rice
flour
• Prepare soy flour (dry roast) or
use dry mild powder
• Virgin Coconut Oil
• Timorse salt
• Sugar (a little)
• Lab results of GGG,
showing high
nutritional results
Developingp
osters for
promotion
of product

Eating GGG is good for your child‘s health, and makes him/her smart
Official launching of GGG by Vice Minister for Health
Sra Madalena Hanjam in Loihuno Viqueque, Fevereiru 2009
Packaging

Weighing 250
gram for each
packet of GGG
marking product
with production
and expiration
date
Labeling
Virgin Coconut Oil / Mina Nu‘u Original
PARTNERSHIPS
• Through the ILO (International
Labour Organization) project
‘WISE – Women in Self
Employment‘ CTID graduates
have become training providers
for women‘s groups in remote
rural villages (Viqueque:
Bikarem, Bibileo; Baucau:
Wailili, Bucoli; Lospalos:
Malalhara) to develope
products from local resources
available

This linked:

• Women‘s Micro credit groups


(TRM, MR & CCF)
• ILO
• CTID
• CDE
Virgin Coconut Oil - VCO
Each production group is equiped
with a coconut grinder…
…and coconut press
fermentation process of VCO
• Lab results of VCO
show high
nutritional value
Though the contract with MoH, CTID now
purchasses VCO in bulk from the
women‘s production groups in the
viallges
Old bottles are collected from restaurants in Dili,
then cleaned and sterilized
VCO is filtered one more time and
filled into bottles
bottles are then sealed and labled and
delivered to MoH in Manatutu district
Obstacles:
• DoH says that the • Storage of local
lack of good products
promotion and • Getting local soy-beans
capacity to monitor is • Juggling the DoH
serious issue, no varying numbers of
matter how good the recipients and their
product is problems with
• Transport for distribution locally with
distribution in village production quantities
health posts from
district capital
TAMARIND CANDY
high in Vitamin C
Natural medicines
Qumquat Cordial