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How Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration is changing lives in Uganda

2 June 2016 | Posted by Sarah McKenzie | (0) comments

Darius Kamusime stands proudly on his plot of land in the west of Uganda, after Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration helped to transform his land and his livelihood.

Have you ever been hit in the head by a sanitary pad?
27th May, 2016 | Posted by Shelby Stapleton | (0) comments
Have you ever been hit in the head by a sanitary pad?

Shelby Stapleton has. Read about the challenges menstruation poses for girls worldwide and some of the people fighting to solve them.

Apacheta: marking my journeys to Peru and supporting World Vision’s work
25th May, 2016 | Posted by Ross Miller | (0) comments
Apacheta: marking my journeys to Peru and supporting World Vision’s work

Seeing the community they live in first-hand helped us understand the support they need and how vital the work of World Vision is in such communities.

Former sponsored child Dwi Maria is a teacher and international speaker
20th May, 2016 | Posted by Dwi Maria | (1) comments
Former sponsored child Dwi Maria is a teacher and international speaker

In her own words: Dwi Maria tells how her family, the “poorest among the poor” and marginalised as Christians in a community with religious tension, changed their destiny with the help of child sponsors.

What progress looks like in a challenging and complex environment
16th May, 2016 | Posted by Louise Kilgour | (0) comments
What progress looks like in a challenging and complex environment

After a trip to the Solomon Islands to evaluate World Vision's WASH programming, Louise reflects on some of the challenges that come with working in remote communities - and why the difficulty is worth it.

Two visits in 12 years: seeing Zakayo and his community grow through sponsorship
26th Apr, 2016 | Posted by Brian Rose | (0) comments
Two visits in 12 years: seeing Zakayo and his community grow through sponsorship

Child sponsor Brian reflects on the difference he has seen over twelve years of sponsoring Zakayo from Kenya.

The gift of a name
22nd Apr, 2016 | Posted by Mariska Meldrum | (0) comments
The gift of a name

Mariska reflects on the special moment she shared with a mother and baby at a World Vision supported birthing clinic in Uganda.