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Strength in Adversity: portraits of resilience and beauty

27 May 2015 | Posted by Ilana Rose | (0) comments

World Vision Ambassadors Melissa Doyle, Jules Sebastian and Jessica Gomes share their reflections on strong, beautiful women they have met during their time in the field with World Vision. A look into World Vision photographer Ilana Rose's 'Strength in Adversity' photo exhibition.

Imagine: the impact of libraries in improving literacy
26th May, 2015 | Posted by Celia Drummond | (0) comments
Imagine: the impact of libraries in improving literacy

Libraries provide access to a world of learning that can be life-changing - particularly in places where education was once out of reach. World Vision's Photo Librarian Celia Drummond shares how World Vision is using libraries to improve literacy around the world.

Fading Sands: how I ended up making a documentary about the impact of climate change
23rd May, 2015 | Posted by Stephen Limkin | (0) comments
Fading Sands: how I ended up making a documentary about the impact of climate change

Stephen set out to make a small film about how people in the Solomon Islands were adapting to climate change - but the project soon took on a life of it's own.

Phone call for help makes Ramadi plea personal
22nd May, 2015 | Posted by Erin Joyce | (0) comments
Phone call for help makes Ramadi plea personal

From a group of 40 displaced people waiting on the side of the road to enter a safe haven, to the bigger crisis of 2.8 million people displaced by violence across Iraq - Erin Joyce explains why World Vision needs your help to respond.

Nepal Earthquake: It pays to be prepared
20th May, 2015 | Posted by Sunjuli Singh | (0) comments
Nepal Earthquake: It pays to be prepared

Helping communities prepare for disasters is an important part of World Vision's work. Ajay, a former World Vision sponsored child, says earthquake preparedness training run by World Vision helped him to stay safe during the Nepal Earthquake.

An unfair budget for the world’s poorest people
13th May, 2015 | Posted by Tim Costello | (1) comments
An unfair budget for the world’s poorest people

Joe Hockey called this year's Federal Budget 'responsible, measured and fair' - but it's hard to see anything fair about a $1 billion cut to Australia's aid program that will affect some of the world's poorest communities.

In the wake of tragedy, lets stand with the people of Nepal
12th May, 2015 | Posted by Tim Costello | (0) comments
In the wake of tragedy, lets stand with the people of Nepal

World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello shares the story of Bhoj Kumar Thapa, a man he met in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake.