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Celebrating humble heroes on World Humanitarian Day

19 August 2014 | Posted by Rhonda Hirst | (0) comments

On World Humanitarian Day, we celebrate the humble heroes working in emergencies around the world.

World Humanitarian Day: World Vision photographer Lucy Aulich reflects on giving back
19th Aug, 2014 | Posted by Lucy Aulich | (0) comments
World Humanitarian Day: World Vision photographer Lucy Aulich reflects on giving back

Showing people their dignity is the truest form of compassion.

40 Hour Famine: “It takes courage to stand up as leaders and changemakers, as revolutionists and groundbreakers.”
13th Aug, 2014 | Posted by Madina Mohmood | (0) comments
40 Hour Famine: “It takes courage to stand up as leaders and changemakers, as revolutionists and groundbreakers.”

Youth Ambassador Madina shares the story of her time in Rwanda, where " it took just a leg-up from World Vision to break the cycle of poverty."

40 Hour Famine: Building Blocks
1st Aug, 2014 | Posted by Jordan Gallagher | (0) comments
40 Hour Famine: Building Blocks

Youth Ambassador Jordan loved her high school - but she was amazed to discover that "classroom education is just one piece in a complex mosaic of factors that combine to break the poverty cycle."

40 Hour Famine: Breaking the poverty cycle is about more than money
24th Jul, 2014 | Posted by Daniel Ffrench-Mullen | (0) comments
40 Hour Famine: Breaking the poverty cycle is about more than money

Youth Ambassador Daniel shares what he learnt about poverty when visiting Rwanda earlier this year.

Musicians journey to making a difference
22nd Jul, 2014 | Posted by Andrew Kitchen | (0) comments
Musicians journey to making a difference

Andrew Kitchen, guitarist and vocalist for Australian rock group Antiskeptic, shares his journey toward finding a way to make a difference in the world.

40 Hour Famine: “Each of us, for a little while, was just a single cell.”
17th Jul, 2014 | Posted by Lucinda Hayman | (0) comments
40 Hour Famine: “Each of us, for a little while, was just a single cell.”

Youth Ambassador Lucinda shares 5-year-old Promesse's heartbreaking story from her 2014 trip to Rwanda.