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Posts : February, 2015

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Waking up to disaster on Boxing Day
11th Feb, 15 | Posted by Prasanna De Silva
Waking up to disaster on Boxing Day

World Vision's Prasanna De Silva remembers waking up in Sri Lanka on Boxing Day 2004 to see news headlines about a devastating tsunami. He shares how World Vision responded - and the long-lasting impact of generosity poured out across the world.

Howzat! A cricket match in Sri Lanka
10th Feb, 15 | Posted by Prasanna De Silva
Howzat! A cricket match in Sri Lanka

Last year World Vision's Prasanna De Silva visited his homeland, Sri Lanka, with Tim Costello to mark the 10 year anniversary of the Boxing Day Tsunami. He's sharing the personal story of how the tsunami impacted his family, and his home.

A passion to challenge myself and make a difference
6th Feb, 15 | Posted by Lacinda Fisk
A passion to challenge myself and make a difference

Lacinda is passionate about making a positive difference in the world - which is why she signed up for the 30for30 Challenge at the start of 2015. She's sharing her experiences and successes from undertaking the challenge.

Perception and reality: Ebola in Sierra Leone
5th Feb, 15 | Posted by Alison Schafer
Perception and reality: Ebola in Sierra Leone

World Vision's Alison Schafer is working on the ground in Sierra Leone, one of countries worst affected by the recent Ebola outbreak. She's putting the crisis into perspective, sharing what life is like as communities try to recover.

Does shopping ethically really make a difference?
4th Feb, 15 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
Does shopping ethically really make a difference?

It's easy to wonder whether ethical shopping really makes an impact on problems like exploitation and child labour. But change is happening - and your dollars make a difference.

Communities in Vanuatu say thank you to Australians
2nd Feb, 15 | Posted by Chloe Morrison
Communities in Vanuatu say thank you to Australians

Australian Chloe Morrison works for World Vision in Vanuatu, where projects funded by Australian Aid are changing lives. She's sharing some of the progress made and a special thank-you from communities we work with.