Our World Vision – thoughts and stories from staff and supporters
30 January 2015 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley | (0) comments
It's back to school time for kids in Australia. Around the world 168 million children will be denied an education this year, trapped in child labour instead.
World Vision's Suzy Sainovski spent her New Years Eve a little differently, meeting families who have fled the violence in Syria and now live in a refugee camp in Jordan.
Immunisation prevents more than two million deaths each year - and by increasing immunisation rates we could prevent another two million child deaths each year. Dr Tari Turner explores why and how World Vision supports immunisations to improve child health.
Brian works for World Vision in the Philippines, helping communities rebuild after disasters like Typhoon Haiyan. He's used his talent for drawing to share the story of Alicia, who lost her home during Typhoon Haiyan.
You've probably heard that the palm-oil industry is environmentally destructive and destroys the habitat of creatures like orang-utans. But it is also a source of income for families with few other options - so is there a way to find a balance between the two?
Trying to shop ethically can be confusing and difficult without the right information to make good choices. Gordon Renouf from Good On You shares how this new organisation is trying to make ethical shopping easier.
In 2000, global leaders set eight goals that if achieved by 2015, would halve global poverty. To celebrate the end of the Millennium Development Goals, we're looking at all that has been achieved in the last 15 years.