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In praise of an unsung hero

5 March 2015 | Posted by Prasanna De Silva | (0) comments

Our staff in the field often meet extraordinary, inspirational people. Here Prasanna shares the story of Loise, a grandmother who is making a remarkable difference for orphans in her community after losing four of her own children.

‘We are all children at the end of the day’
3rd Mar, 2015 | Posted by Rohit | (2) comments
‘We are all children at the end of the day’

14-year-old Rohit was born with a disability, but he’s determined that it won’t hold him back from achieving his dreams. A passionate advocate for the rights of children with disability in his community, Rohit wants all children to have access to the same opportunities.

Bringing children to the centre in Nepal
27th Feb, 2015 | Posted by Isaac Anup Rana | (0) comments
Bringing children to the centre in Nepal

Anup Rana works for World Vision in Nepal, overseeing some of the projects funded by Australian sponsors. He is sharing his passion for improving children's welfare, and some of the successes he has seen in his years of work.

Seeing the fruit of partnership in Uganda
25th Feb, 2015 | Posted by Shona Langridge | (0) comments
Seeing the fruit of partnership in Uganda

World Vision major partners Mountain Blue Farms visited a Ugandan community in 2014, and pledged to support the community to upgrade their local health centre. One year later, they returned to the community to see the fruit of their partnership.

The fallout from a forgotten bomb
23rd Feb, 2015 | Posted by Mark Nonkes | (0) comments
The fallout from a forgotten bomb

Ngor lost his arm when he was just a boy, after finding an unexploded bomb in the rice fields near his house. After years of struggle, World Vision is helping Ngor and his children build a better future.

Beans, beans the musical fruit?
20th Feb, 2015 | Posted by Brian Hilton | (0) comments
Beans, beans the musical fruit?

High iron beans, Rwandan pop singers - watch this catchy new music video on an unlikely topic and learn about how World Vision and HarvestPlus are partnering to improve malnutrition in Rwanda.

Shopping ethically doesn’t have to be expensive
18th Feb, 2015 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley | (0) comments
Shopping ethically doesn’t have to be expensive

Ethical shopping helps to ensure that workers are paid a fair wage - but it doesn't have to break your bank.