Support The Reading Room

Help support Xanana Gusmão Reading Room

The Reading Room relies upon kind donations from the national and international community in order to continue to carry out it’s vital work with literacy and resource accessibility in Timor-Leste. Your donations help us to stock and run the library, with exhibitions for the public, and assist us to hold important trainings/community events. The XGRR and its users are extremely thankful to our donors. You can donate today to the XGRR in various ways:

International Bank Donations

For our international friends and supporters, please take advantage of the benefits of tax deductibility by making your donation to the approved  XGRR project listed on the Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) website.

Donations in Timor-Leste

Through our Timor-Leste bank account:
BANK ACCT: 105559
IBAN: TL38 0030 0000 0001 0555 937

Book Donations

Please ensure that items and/or books are in good condition and relevant to the Reading Room. Please drop off your donations to us at Rua Belarmino Lobo No 1, Bidau, Lecidere, Dili


The Reading Room is a popular public spot and we are always looking for those in the Dili community who would be interested in holding any trainings or events in our spaces. If you have a skill set that you think the community could benefit from and you are interested in committing some time in passing some skills on, please e-mail us at: [email protected] OR come in and talk to us at: Rua Belarmino Lobo No 1, Bidau, Lecidere, Dili.

If you do donate, please don’t hesitate to e-mail us at [email protected] to get in touch so that we can reply with our gratitude!