Our World Vision – thoughts and stories from staff and supporters
22 April 2014 | Posted by Monique Dam | (0) comments
World Vision volunteer advocate Monique and three other young Australians have developed and launched a campaign to mobilise young people against child labour. She tells us what inspired them to launch the campaign and what you can do to help.
Collin Wood from Fullife Pharmacy saw the power of child sponsorship first-hand when he visited Ethiopia with World Vision.
“The flood, the water it is like a thief – it has stolen everything,” Rebecca Unga, 28, said as she described the moments after the Mataniko River broke its banks and swept everything in its path out to sea. “People died as they tried to save their possessions. The...
April marks the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. World Vision photojournalist John Shenk was among the first to capture images of the atrocities, which were beamed around the world.
"I started working on the Syrian conflict response last August. I flew from Melbourne and landed into a crisis that I didn’t think could get any worse." World Vision's Meg Sattler writes from Jordan.
Many years from now, when we look back upon the Syrian conflict with collective sense of grief, it will be the children we will think of first. As the violence enters its fourth year, an entire generation of children is suffering the brutal consequences of atrocities and global inaction. In neighbouring countries,...
World Vision Ambassador Melissa Doyle says she'll never forget one girl she met in Lebanon. 15-year-old Hind fled from the violence in Syria and now lives in a tented settlement in Lebanon.