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Imagine better: disability inclusion and the path to a fairer future

2 December 2016 | Posted by Shelby Stapleton | (0) comments

"Today, on International day of Persons with Disabilities, what would I say if you asked me what sort of future I want? Well, I want a future where the one billion people with disabilities are celebrated, not hidden."

Ending the HIV epidemic: Leaving no young woman behind
29th Nov, 2016 | Posted by Gloria Ekpo | (1) comments
Ending the HIV epidemic: Leaving no young woman behind

As a former physician practicing in a busy maternity ward in a hospital in Africa, Gloria Ekpo has seen the devastation of HIV and AIDS up close. But she’s also seen progress. Read how we’re working to leave no young woman behind and to empower them toward an AIDS-free...

Inspired by the faces of the world
23rd Nov, 2016 | Posted by Lionia Singh | (0) comments
Inspired by the faces of the world

Melbourne artist Lionia is inspired by the beauty and diversity of cultures all around the world. With her new collection, 'Faces of the World', she's helping to support World Vision's global work.

A mountain covered by water.
22nd Nov, 2016 | Posted by Rohana Atkinson | (0) comments
A mountain covered by water.

Chulkiri in the Khmer language translates to a place where there is a mountain covered by water. Flooding is frequent and aggressive in these areas meaning that many houses have to be built on stilts to survive the rainfall.

A sponsorship story
10th Nov, 2016 | Posted by Moira Neagle | (0) comments
A sponsorship story

As a long term child sponsor, Moira shares her experience of finding out that her sponsorship is coming to an end - and why it's not such a bad thing.

The Internet of Things for Good
18th Oct, 2016 | Posted by Tim Tempany | (0) comments
The Internet of Things for Good

Tim Tempany explains what the Internet of Things is - and the opportunities it offers to address diverse development challenges.

Former World Vision Youth Ambassador joins the Run India Challenge
14th Oct, 2016 | Posted by Fiona Ellis-Jones | (2) comments
Former World Vision Youth Ambassador joins the Run India Challenge

ABC journalist and former World Vision Youth Ambassador Fiona Ellis-Jones shares a special memory of a girl she met in India years ago - and why she's been inspired to join the Run India Challenge.