Our World Vision – thoughts and stories from staff and supporters
24 October 2014 | Posted by Sara | (0) comments
Sara*, 14, fled Syria with her mum, siblings and extended family after her father was killed. They used to live in a spacious, beautiful home. Now, they live in a tent in Lebanon.
30 years ago the Antsokia Valley in Ethiopia was devastated by drought and famine - but today it is a picture of life and growth. World Vision's Gabrielle Brophy shares her experiences of meeting people who lived through the 1984-5 famine and how the country has changed since.
When Mariska did work experience with World Vision in 1994, she dreamed of a career helping people around the world and sharing their stories. Twenty years later, she shares her experience of fulfilling that life goal.
With Christmas just around the corner, long-term supporter Judy shares the joy she discovered in giving her family World Vision gifts last year.
In an emergency, the most immediate needs are the ones that spring to mind: food, water, shelter and emergency health care. But there are less visible impacts for people caught up in emergencies - whether they be natural or man made – particularly for those who experience war. ...
This weekend, the world observes the International Day of the Girl Child. This year the theme is empowering adolescent girls and ending the cycle of violence. As an organization committed to working with communities to address gender issues faced by girls, World Vision has been reflecting on how...
Ever since she was young, Sheree has loved to learn. A Warlpiri woman, from the Central Desert of Australia, she’s determined to give children in her community the best possible start in life and she believes education is the key.