Timor

New Roads to Modernity

New Roads to Modernity
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Of all the communities Threads of Life works with in Timor, Boti best exemplifies the challenges and opportunities faced by all. Where most Timorese speak of three seasons–rainy, dry and hungry–Boti’s animistic conservation of its forests provides food and water year round. But a new road to the village brings new challenges, not least of which is how to maintain identity and tradition in a changing world.