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Why I’m challenging myself and joining Run India

17 August 2016 | Posted by Emma Lovell | (0) comments

It's important to have purpose and motivation when taking on a physical challenge like Run India. Emma explains why she is signing up - and why you should as well!

Lisa : Youth Ambassador
16th Aug, 2016 | Posted by Lisa Luce | (0) comments
Lisa : Youth Ambassador

As I travelled to India earlier this year and experienced poverty firsthand, my preconceived ideas of poverty were challenged. I discovered a whole new side of poverty that is almost never talked about: that hope can be found in seemingly hopeless situations.

The Himalayas have a secret.
15th Aug, 2016 | Posted by Simran Goklaney | (0) comments
The Himalayas have a secret.

I had the privilege of witnessing World Vision transforming the lives of those most in need. This trip challenged and confronted me more than I could imagine, exposing me to the side of India I never understood.

Saving lives outside of the hospital – a midwife’s Vision Sisters motivation
15th Aug, 2016 | Posted by Kristin Want | (1) comments
Saving lives outside of the hospital – a midwife’s Vision Sisters motivation

Australian midwife Kristin shares how doing something small can have a big impact when you get involved with Vision Sisters.

Lachlan : Youth Ambassador
8th Aug, 2016 | Posted by Lachlan McCracken | (0) comments
Lachlan : Youth Ambassador

I’ve just returned from a trip with World Vision to India what are the first things that come to your mind? How many of you would ask me how much fun I had?

Amy : World Vision Youth Ambassador
5th Aug, 2016 | Posted by Amy Wong | (0) comments
Amy : World Vision Youth Ambassador

Although, I have always been passionate about combating injustices and have taken part in the 40 Hour Famine before, I was about to discover the real nature of poverty in India and little did I know, but this overwhelming trip would change my drive and thinking about the 40...

We all have stories to tell.
3rd Aug, 2016 | Posted by Thenu Herath | (0) comments
We all have stories to tell.

Earlier this year as one of the seven young Aussies chosen to be a 2016 Youth Ambassador for World Vision I got the opportunity to visit some of the poorest communities in rural towns, city slums and Himalayan villages in the north of the country.