There are two categories of free membership of the Friends of Same: Full Membership is open to persons who reside, work, volunteer or own property within the City of Boroondara. Membership is available to individuals, not organisations. Full members can vote at General meetings.
Associate Membership is open to all other people and organisations that endorse the purposes of the Friends of Same.
You can apply for membership of the Friends of Same by completing the membership form and posting it to The Secretary, Friends of Same, Hawthorn Community House, 32 Henry Street, Hawthorn 3122. Get the membership form on http://www.friendsofsame.org/about-us/join-us
Same Youth Centre
Below are three cartoons in Tetun(East Timor Language) created by members of the Same Youth Centre (CEFOBOM) using computers donated from Friends of Same.
With a supplementary grant, they have made 300 new books, and are in the processing of designing more. They will continue to send books to primary students in remote areas of ManuFahi district.They have already sent 140 books to Quirantetuk primary school and 260 books to the primary school in Suco Bubususso Sub-Distrito Fatuberlio
Below is a photo of a computer class using the new donated computers organised by Chris Moss, donated and transported by Rotary.
Below is a photo of the thankyou ceremony for FoS attended by Esther Anderson (FoS Convenor) and Bill Anderson
The Youth Centre people are very grateful to FoS and Rotary. The courses are attended from people from all over Manufahi
They would like to expand their courses and have written a proposal for 15 more computers to expand their computer course. also musical instruments to run music and media courses, and also sporting equipment to teach sports and maybe form sporting teams.
Woolworths Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser
Saturday 4th June - Camberwell
Saturday 24th July - Camberwell
Volunteers needed !!
All proceeds go to the projects in Same,
Buy top quality Timor Friendship Coffee paying by Electronic deposit, cheque or credit card. Buy eight packs for $64 and get postage free! More details on
News from Committee Members
Chris Moss - (project manager) went to Same last year
after 6 hours of bumping and sliding around in the back of a bus.
Filomena and Gabriella at Hotel Venture with Chris Moss
The road to Same before it rained all day and night
New computers at Same Youth Centre 12 in training room.
Rotary computers arrived safely and are being used in classes at the Same Youth Centre. The braillers and braille tablets will be brought by Esther Anderson (Convenor) on Wed 17 July for the Integration Students.
Fuan Nabilan in Same