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Implementing Market Systems Programs in Fragile Contexts

21 September 2016 | Posted by Andy Hunter | (0) comments

Imagine for a minute that you are a farmer in a harsh climate with a short and fragile growing season. You rely on your farm for a majority of your income as well as a large portion of the food you provide for your growing family. Imagine as well, that as far back as you…

The first thousand days – Nurture, Knowledge and Nutrition
10th Sep, 2016 | Posted by Jane Ogilvie | (0) comments
The first thousand days – Nurture, Knowledge and Nutrition

This initiative is supported by Aged Care Channel and Aussie Farmers Direct  Emerging from under the starched turquoise hospital sheets, Josh gave a startled cry and was whisked onto the stainless steel scales to be measured and to undergo his Apgar score. Scoring high on his first real test in...

Why an Aussie blogger hosted a birthing kit baby shower
9th Sep, 2016 | Posted by Amy Darcy | (0) comments
Why an Aussie blogger hosted a birthing kit baby shower

"... but I wanted to do something to help those women who weren’t as fortunate as I was. Vision Sisters seemed the perfect way to make a practical and positive impact in reducing mortality rates for mothers and newborns."

International Literacy Day turns 50!
8th Sep, 2016 | Posted by Craig Geddes | (0) comments
International Literacy Day turns 50!

We're celebrating the 50th year of International Literacy Day with a look at how our largest literacy program is transforming the education of children around the world.

Why I’m challenging myself and joining Run India
17th Aug, 2016 | Posted by Emma Lovell | (0) comments
Why I’m challenging myself and joining Run India

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.