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Addressing gender issues with water, sanitation and hygiene is a win-win proposition

1 September 2015 | Posted by Roscel Diego | (0) comments

In 2010, I was asked to help conduct a Gender Assessment for an Australian-funded water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project to be implemented in selected tea estates in Central Sri Lanka. It is a project that aims to connect disenfranchised communities with each other and to the local government, and plantation management using community-based and…

Who works at World Vision Australia?
27th Aug, 2015 | Posted by Jason Mete | (0) comments
Who works at World Vision Australia?

Our recruitment team are going to take you behind-the-scenes, to meet some of our great staff and see what it is like working for World Vision Australia.

Passing on the torch: from the MDGs to the new Global Goals
25th Aug, 2015 | Posted by Hayley Channer | (0) comments
Passing on the torch: from the MDGs to the new Global Goals

This year the Millennium Development Goals will come to an end - but the world is carrying on the torch with the new Global Goals and ambitious targets to transform the world by 2030.

Transforming whole communities
24th Aug, 2015 | Posted by Laura Tay | (0) comments
Transforming whole communities

World Vision doesn't just build wells and help kids go to school. Our work is cooler than that - see how we partner with communities so they can become self-sustainable.

How to know you are making an impact that counts
21st Aug, 2015 | Posted by Bianca Caruana | (0) comments
How to know you are making an impact that counts

There are lots of ways to support the causes that we love - but how do we know that our actions are making a difference?

Consider the difference clean water can make
20th Aug, 2015 | Posted by Moira Neagle | (2) comments
Consider the difference clean water can make

Time, energy, health, opportunity - access to clean water is something we can often take for granted, and yet it can have an incredible impact on the lives of people around the world.

“Where are they going?” The difficult choice facing Syrian refugees
18th Aug, 2015 | Posted by Erin Joyce | (0) comments
“Where are they going?” The difficult choice facing Syrian refugees

I’m at Azraq refugee camp, about 100 kilometres east of Jordan’s capital city, Amman, but I may as well be on another planet. I’m far from the bustling streets, the scent of that morning’s freshly baked bread, the restaurants, the gleaming shopping malls and tall buildings. The atmosphere in...