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Apacheta: marking my journeys to Peru and supporting World Vision’s work

25 May 2016 | Posted by Ross Miller | (0) comments

Seeing the community they live in first-hand helped us understand the support they need and how vital the work of World Vision is in such communities.

Former sponsored child Dwi Maria is a teacher and international speaker
20th May, 2016 | Posted by Dwi Maria | (0) comments
Former sponsored child Dwi Maria is a teacher and international speaker

In her own words: Dwi Maria tells how her family, the “poorest among the poor” and marginalised as Christians in a community with religious tension, changed their destiny with the help of child sponsors.

What progress looks like in a challenging and complex environment
16th May, 2016 | Posted by Louise Kilgour | (0) comments
What progress looks like in a challenging and complex environment

After a trip to the Solomon Islands to evaluate World Vision's WASH programming, Louise reflects on some of the challenges that come with working in remote communities - and why the difficulty is worth it.

Two visits in 12 years: seeing Zakayo and his community grow through sponsorship
26th Apr, 2016 | Posted by Brian Rose | (0) comments
Two visits in 12 years: seeing Zakayo and his community grow through sponsorship

Child sponsor Brian reflects on the difference he has seen over twelve years of sponsoring Zakayo from Kenya.

The gift of a name
22nd Apr, 2016 | Posted by Mariska Meldrum | (0) comments
The gift of a name

Mariska reflects on the special moment she shared with a mother and baby at a World Vision supported birthing clinic in Uganda.

The cost of conflict: Syria’s shattered economy
13th Apr, 2016 | Posted by Emma Wanchap | (0) comments
The cost of conflict: Syria’s shattered economy

World Vision's Emma Wanchap highlights what the cost of conflict has been for Syria's economy and the neighbouring nations also bearing the impact.

Four things helping kids grow up with good health
7th Apr, 2016 | Posted by One Goal | (0) comments
Four things helping kids grow up with good health

On World Health Day, read about four simple things that help children around the world to grow up with good health.