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What does ‘ethical shopping’ actually mean?

21 November 2014 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley | (0) comments

'Ethical shopping' could mean many things - World Vision's Ruth Dearnley reflects on what it means to her, and how she puts it into practice.

Why do we do Blog Ambassador trips?
20th Nov, 2014 | Posted by Louise Acheson | (1) comments
Why do we do Blog Ambassador trips?

Next week we'll be taking two Blog Ambassadors to visit our work in Uganda - but why would we do that? See why blogger trips can be a positive and useful way to share our work with Australians.

Clean toilets can’t wait: how better sanitation changes lives
19th Nov, 2014 | Posted by Laura Tay | (0) comments
Clean toilets can’t wait: how better sanitation changes lives

Today is World Toilet Day - and 2.5 billion people around the world don't have access to a clean, safe toilet. See how helping communities to improve sanitation helps children thrive.

Making A Difference through live music
17th Nov, 2014 | Posted by Michael Bianchi | (0) comments
Making A Difference through live music

We’re excited to announce that in 2015, World Vision Australia is launching our first annual Make a Difference Tour! Grammy Award-winners Third Day, NEEDTOBREATHE, and Australia’s own Levi McGrath will hit the road to perform for audiences in eight cities, helping us spread awareness and engage people with our...

Friends of mine
14th Nov, 2014 | Posted by Melany Markham | (0) comments
Friends of mine

Emergency Communication specialist Melany shares the faces and stories of World Vision's staff on the ground in South Sudan.

My trip to Mongolia: looking for the little girl who made us smile
12th Nov, 2014 | Posted by Stella Kuzmicki | (2) comments
My trip to Mongolia: looking for the little girl who made us smile

Stella Kuzmicki, a World Vision Australia employee, shares her search to find Odgerel, the smiling face of the 2013 Gifts Catalogue.

Typhoon Haiyan survivor tells: ‘The strong winds brought strong help’
7th Nov, 2014 | Posted by Rhonda Hirst | (0) comments
Typhoon Haiyan survivor tells: ‘The strong winds brought strong help’

One year after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, World Vision's Rhonda Hirst shares her experiences of working with survivors of the devastating storm as they rebuild their communities and lives.