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The MHI Gift Fund has been declared under subsection 30-85(2) of Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 as a developing country relief fund allowing all donations to this fund of $2 and over to be tax deductible.  MHI is an independent non-religious, non-political organisation that is not connected to any organisation of like or similar name anywhere else in the world.  Our work is supported by those who share our values and goals.  We welcome donations to continue and grow our work with highly disadvantaged people in rural Timor-Leste.

Your donation will support Many Hands International’s activities in Timor-Leste that seek to:
•    Foster cultural vitality through supporting cultural maintenance and opportunities for creative expression.
•    Improve social cohesion through activities that engender health, well-being and co-operation.
•    Stimulate economic development through skills, job and enterprise creation in the arts, crafts and culture-based tourism industries.
•    Exemplify environmental sustainability through sustainable project design and implementation.


Send a cheque to:

Many Hands International, 
C/O Kalorama LPO
1209 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road
Kalorama VIC 3766 Australia

Please include your name, address and email so that we can provide you with a receipt. Alternatively, you can email these details to

Deposit directly into our account:
Many Hands International:  BSB: 083-293 Acct No: 77-034-8361

So that we can provide you with a receipt, please notify us via that you have made a donation. Include the amount and date of the donation and your full name and address.

Donate via Paypal:
Use this link.

General terms

The MHI Gift Fund has been declared under subsection 30-85(2) of Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 as a developing country relief fund allowing all donations to Many Hands International of $2 and over to be tax deductible.

Disputes and refunds

All complaints, grievances and disputes will be treated seriously, quickly and in a timely manner, having due regard to procedural fairness and confidentiality. All parties are required to participate in the dispute resolution process in good faith. If you believe that there has been an error with your donation, you should notify us directly via as soon as possible so that we can resolve your query quickly. Any issues should be directed to Many Hands International in the first instance so that we can attempt to resolve the matter. If you are not satisfied with the outcome you can still refer it to your financial institution which will obtain details of the disputed transaction and may lodge a claim on your behalf.


We are happy to receive letters of interest and CVs at any time from people who are interested to assist us as volunteers.

Opportunities in Australia

We are currently seeking people with expertise in fundraising, PR, HR, administration, research and writing,  project management, program development and grantwriting to contribute as volunteers to our work in Australia. Please contact us to express your interest:

Opportunities in Timor-Leste

We are keen to hear from artists, cultural development practitioners and arts/cultural management professionals interested in volunteering in our Cultural Centre in Lospalos, Timor-Leste.  If you can assist with programs  in the performing and visual arts, cultural research, heritage protection and arts management, please contact us at:

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