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How to get the most out of the Boxing Day sales … ethically!

22 December 2014 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley | (0) comments

Looking forward to getting a bargain at the Boxing Day sales? We've got a few tips to help ensure your purchases are supporting an ethical industry.

A cruel Advent for the poor
22nd Dec, 2014 | Posted by Tim Costello | (0) comments
A cruel Advent for the poor

World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello discusses the impact of the Australian government's most recent cuts to the aid budget as we draw closer to Christmas.

Christmas Day is for families. Boxing Day is for friends.
19th Dec, 2014 | Posted by Dale Amtsberg | (0) comments
Christmas Day is for families. Boxing Day is for friends.

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!