We all want to know that we’re making a difference in the world. Show your customers, employees, friends, and family that your business is making a difference and cares about the future of the worlds children by supporting a locally run organisation that not only improves the lives of children and young people in one of the poorest countries in the world, but also gives young Australians the opportunity to change the world!

For any questions or enquiries, please contact our Executive Director in Australia, barry.mitchell@tia.org.au.



Major Sponsors


The Westpac Group
We have The Westpac Group to thank for our wonderful office space in the incredible central location of 91 King William St, Adelaide, in the heart of the CBD. They have been extremely generous in donating us a space to work at with 3 computers, ample space to store our stuff, and not to mention access to meeting rooms. Our work is made so much easier by having this incredible space to call home! We encourage you all to do your banking through Westpac!



positivePositive Group

The amazing team at Positive Group have been incredible in their steadfast support of TIA since 2015. Through donations, staff contributions, an ongoing coffee drive in their office, and hosting fundraisers on TIA’s behalf they have consistently helped raised much needed funds for our projects in Bolivia. They are an incredible leading financial group focused on customer relationships. Their group of businesses includes: - Positive Lending Solutions – Positive Home Loans – Positive Wealth Management – Asset Lending Group – Used Cars Adelaide. You can view their website here.


Projects Abroad
Since Tessa’s first trip to Bolivia with Projects Abroad in 2008 and the subsequent creation of TIA, Projects Abroad have been a supporter of everything we do. From being major sponsors at our events, to donating all of our printing and publicity materials, they have helped make TIA into what we are today and we couldn’t be more thankful! To find out more go to their website.



We’re powered by Podio – web-based project management software to easily coordinate our teams, projects, and much more in one  central  online space. Work the way you want to with the unique ability to create your own apps. We are greatful for your ongoing  support!




Sentient Computing
We are proud to receive sponsorship by Sentient Computing Pty Ltd. since April 2015 for our newest development project – ValenTIA Transition Program. They are a leading provider of 3D visualisation solutions for the Western Australian mining and resources industries. Their approach to developing a culture with strong emphasis on the values of teamwork, learning, fun, and creativity aligns perfectly with our values and mission as a non-profit organisation!


Rotary Club of Norwood
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Norwood, a group of Men and Women of varied ages, giving their passion and time to a common goal – to run projects large and small to benefit our community, while at the same time enjoying the network that is Rotary.
Rotary membership draws heavily from people in business, offering an outlet away from work routines, with added benefits of networking opportunities. Others members are retired, who love the social nature of Rotary.



The Gratitude Network

TIA is very excited that Tessa, our Founder and International Director, is a recipient of the 2019 Gratitude Network Fellowship.  The Gratitude Network Fellowship is a 12-month leadership development program consisting of intense coaching focusing on leadership development, team development, and operational issues. Fellows receive guidance from a dedicated Coach as well as help from sector advisors, a network of peers, in-person learning opportunities, and on-going support post-program.

The Gratitude Network is a Leadership Development organization. The Gratitude Network identifies “game-changing” social enterprises around the world who are improving the lives of underprivileged and under-served children and accelerates the success and growth of these organizations by impacting the leadership. They are on target to impact over 120 social enterprises by 2021, whose reach extends to over 50 million underprivileged children/youth.

Read more about The Gratitude Network and follow The Gratitude Network on Facebook.

Event Sponsors

We could not run our fundraising events without the invaluable support and generosity of local businesses who dig deep and donate to make these events happen. Thank you!