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Christmas Day is for families. Boxing Day is for friends.

19 December 2014 | Posted by Dale Amtsberg | (0) comments

World Vision's Dale Amtsberg shares the story of Muhammed, who was born on top of a mountain as his family fled from the Boxing Day tsunami ten years ago.

Savings Groups bringing financial relief to Ugandan communities
17th Dec, 2014 | Posted by Mark Harwood | (0) comments
Savings Groups bringing financial relief to Ugandan communities

When you don't have access to a bank, it can be hard to save money and get fair loans. See how World Vision's Savings Groups are helping women in Uganda to grow their savings and invest in each other.

Ethical, fair trade, single origin – What is it all about?
16th Dec, 2014 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley | (0) comments
Ethical, fair trade, single origin – What is it all about?

It can be easy to get overwhelmed by products claiming to be ‘ethical’, ‘ethically certified’ ‘fairly traded’ or ‘single origin’ - Ruth Dearnley shares some practical advice about what the logos really mean.

Warzones, water and what makes a day’s work at World Vision
15th Dec, 2014 | Posted by Kate Rose | (0) comments
Warzones, water and what makes a day’s work at World Vision

As we mark one year of conflict in South Sudan, World Vision's Kate Rose shares her experiences from life on the ground in the world's newest country.

Give your favourite Christmas recipe an ethical twist
13th Dec, 2014 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley | (0) comments
Give your favourite Christmas recipe an ethical twist

World Vision's Ruth Dearnley shares her recipe for an ethical twist on a Christmas favourite - mince pies!

From Haiyan to Hagupit, determined Filipinos bend but will not break
12th Dec, 2014 | Posted by Rhonda Hirst | (0) comments
From Haiyan to Hagupit, determined Filipinos bend but will not break

World Vision's Rhonda Hirst shares her experiences of working in the Philippines as communities recover from Typhoon Haiyan, and facing the threat of another super-storm in Typhoon Hagupit.

Follow your heart and make some little gestures.
11th Dec, 2014 | Posted by Fiona Trewhitt | (0) comments
Follow your heart and make some little gestures.

Fitness blogger and developer of the Mumafit IPhone app Fiona Trewhitt loves motherhood and all its challenges - so she's taking on World Vision's 30for30 Fitness challenge to help give babies the best start in life.