197 people attended the Seaside trip to Skegness on Sunday 20th Aug. This program is funded by
Harry Cureton Fund and Cambridgeshire Community Foundation
The chairman of the Timorese community in Peterborough Celso Oliveira has received certificates of recognition from the East Timor government for his voluntary assistance services to Timorese in the United Kingdom.
1st February 2023, was greatful to attend the event at Buckingham Palace during The British Asia and South-East Asia Communities in the UK Cerimony.
Peterborough MP Paul Bristow, who visited one of ETAP programme said: “We have a strong and important East Timorese community in Peterborough".
Peterborough Civic Award 2021
Celso Oliveira, Coordinator of ETAP
Founded in 2010 we are a non profit local community association aiming to support Timorese people and families living in Peterborough and serounding area. We have set up services to provide guide and advice to community members, develop a sense of community spirit, help with community integration, promote culture and sporting activities, reduce stress/anxiety, build up a friendship and other support. We also offer translation support Portuguese and Tetum language.
We have co-operate with others community organisation to provide guidance and advice.
We have run a Women’s Group and Youth Club.
We have organise sports, social and cultural activities including dance, football club, table tennis, basketball, volleyball, monthly meeting and Cafe Timor drop-in.
THE WAY FORWARD:
CARING & SUPPORTING
THE TIMORESE COMMUNITY
Big Society Funding Community Interest Company
How our members say they benefit:
1. “ It links us to wider community in Peterborough”
2. “ My family has had more interaction with other communities, as well as being more involved with the activities”
3. " We can be together, we can share experiences”