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Story of a Vision Sister

11 February 2016 | Posted by Nell Butler | (0) comments

Nell Butler explains why she was inspired to become a Vision Sister and pack clean birthing kits to support maternal and child health programs around the world.

Music to remind us of our good fortune
9th Feb, 2016 | Posted by Van-Anh Nguyen | (0) comments
Music to remind us of our good fortune

Growing up in Sydney meant that pianist Van-Anh Nguyen had access to many more opportunities than she might have in her family's homeland of Vietnam. Through her music, Van-Anh hopes to raise awareness and encourage others to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

A community empowered in the aftermath of disaster
5th Feb, 2016 | Posted by Mark Nonkes | (0) comments
A community empowered in the aftermath of disaster

For women in Khairani's village, the Boxing Day tsunami brought a lot of positive change in it's wake. Through savings groups and small businesses, they are now more empowered and respected.

Getting kids into classrooms is only half the equation
27th Jan, 2016 | Posted by Laura Tay | (1) comments
Getting kids into classrooms is only half the equation

As kids go back to school across Australia, see how World Vision is working to improve the quality of education in the communities where we work.

Global Inequality is not unavoidable or inescapable
21st Jan, 2016 | Posted by Laura McCormack | (0) comments
Global Inequality is not unavoidable or inescapable

A recent report states the world's 62 richest people own the same amount of wealth as half the world - so what can be done to reduce income inequality?

Show us your #Headbandforgood
19th Jan, 2016 | Posted by Emma Lovell | (0) comments
Show us your #Headbandforgood

Emma explains how sharing a selfie of yourself - or your dog, or your friends, or your kids - wearing a headband can help raise funds for World Vision!

Aim high: how Grace met her 40 Hour Famine fundraising goals
18th Jan, 2016 | Posted by Rebekah Cochrane | (2) comments
Aim high: how Grace met her 40 Hour Famine fundraising goals

In 2014, Grace Jenman hand wrote letters to over one hundred people requesting donations for the 40 Hour Famine, and raised over $20,000. In 2015, she doubled her goal - and became the top individual fundraiser two years in a row!