Our World Vision – thoughts and stories from staff and supporters
22 May 2015 | Posted by Erin Joyce | (0) comments
From a group of 40 displaced people waiting on the side of the road to enter a safe haven, to the bigger crisis of 2.8 million people displaced by violence across Iraq - Erin Joyce explains why World Vision needs your help to respond.
Helping communities prepare for disasters is an important part of World Vision's work. Ajay, a former World Vision sponsored child, says earthquake preparedness training run by World Vision helped him to stay safe during the Nepal Earthquake.
Joe Hockey called this year's Federal Budget 'responsible, measured and fair' - but it's hard to see anything fair about a $1 billion cut to Australia's aid program that will affect some of the world's poorest communities.
World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello shares the story of Bhoj Kumar Thapa, a man he met in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake.
Ruth is a World Vision Child Protection Committee member, who works within her local community to educate families on the dangers of child marriage, and intervenes in marriages that are due to take place.
It's amazing too see how people come together to help after a disaster like the Nepal Earthquake. World Vision's Kyla-Jane Rickard highlights some of the great ways Australian businesses have stepped up to support our Nepal Earthquake Appeal.
World Vision's Jamie Newton has helped to ensure that essential aid supplies get where they are most needed during an emergency. He explains some of the biggest challenges staff have faced in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake.