The expertise and dedication of our staff make our work and partnerships in the public sector successful. Here are the stories of some of our staff members from around the world.
Austroberto Ferreira (Abito) Driver/ Logistician HAI – Timor-Leste Austroberto, or Abito began working with HAI as a temporary driver in January 2008. Abito was a highly skilled driver and had lots of previous experience working as a driver for other organizations before joining HAI. H... Read
Celso Inguane started working as a research assistant, coordinating the Linkages project at HAI in September 2013. He is enrolled in the PhD Anthropology program at the University of Washington. His focus is on medical anthropology and Global health. Before coming to the US and working at HAI... Read
Paulino has worked for HAI for six years. He joined HAI’s Health Promotion Team as an Officer in May 2008. In 2013, Paulino was promoted to District Coordinator for two of HAI’s five program districts, Dili and Liquica. In his new position, Paulino is responsible for managing the work of HAI’s... Read
Rara Dethan, Midwife Quality Improvement Officer HAI – Timor-Leste Rara is a midwife who attended University in Indonesia. When she first started university she was planning on a career in international business, however, after studying for one year Rara switched to a major in midwifery feeli... Read
Yovita is a trained midwife and began working for HAI in June 2011. Prior to working for HAI, Yovita worked as an eye care specialist for the New Zealand-based NGO the Fred Hollows Foundation working in Timor-Leste. Yovita joined HAI’s Technical Team, and with her team mates works closely with... Read