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Million Dollar Baby

30 June 2015 | Posted by Jay McNeill | (0) comments

World Vision's Jay McNeill considers the relative value of human life, and how love is common to us all.

I never thought a journey to school could be so dangerous
29th Jun, 2015 | Posted by Jamie Conlon | (0) comments
I never thought a journey to school could be so dangerous

Youth Ambassador Jamie recently visited a community in Vietnam where the journey to get to school was putting student lives at risk. He shares some of the ways World Vision is helping to ensure kids can get to school safely!

Want your very own Ethical Shopping Assistant? Here’s how!
25th Jun, 2015 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley | (2) comments
Want your very own Ethical Shopping Assistant? Here’s how!

Would you like your own Shopping Assistant to ensure the clothes you buy are ethical? World Vision's Ruth Dearnley shares how the team at Good On You are working to make that possible.

Lessons from Vietnam: Ethical Tourism
24th Jun, 2015 | Posted by Steph Semler | (0) comments
Lessons from Vietnam: Ethical Tourism

Youth Ambassador Steph shares how you can use your dollar as a tourist to support ethical practices and help to protect children from child labour and exploitation.

Feeding 138,000 refugees: a day in the life of a World Vision worker
23rd Jun, 2015 | Posted by Archie Haramis | (0) comments
Feeding 138,000 refugees: a day in the life of a World Vision worker

Hear about a typical day from World Vision worker Andrew, who oversees the distribution of life-saving food aid to South Sudanese refugees.

A thousand nights away from home
19th Jun, 2015 | Posted by Suzy Sainovski | (0) comments
A thousand nights away from home

"Imagine this. You’re a Syrian child who fled the war the year after it started in August 2012. You’ve now spent over a thousand nights in a strange bed, a thousand afternoons of not playing with your best friend, a thousand days without your favourite pet and wondering if...

How Australia’s support is preventing human trafficking
18th Jun, 2015 | Posted by Kate Thomas | (0) comments
How Australia’s support is preventing human trafficking

Youth Ambassador Kate travelled to Vietnam to see firsthand how World Vision's Child Rescue program is protecting girls and boys as young as seven from being trafficked to China.