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Posts : April, 2015

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Shellbooks – improving literacy through community stories
22nd Apr, 15 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
Shellbooks – improving literacy through community stories

Millions of children around the world are still unable to read or write by the time they reach Grade Four - often because of limited resources to help improve literacy. Natasha Tamplin explains how World Vision is working with communities to produce locally relevant reading materials - called 'Shellbooks'....

Sylvia’s story: “My age is not the right age to get married”
21st Apr, 15 | Posted by Sylvia
Sylvia’s story: “My age is not the right age to get married”

When Sylvia was 15, her brothers told her she wouldn't be going back to school - instead, she would be married. Read about how World Vision helped to stop Sylvia's early marriage.

Meeting Kamala – my second once-in-a-lifetime experience
17th Apr, 15 | Posted by Emma Lovell
Meeting Kamala – my second once-in-a-lifetime experience

Read about Emma Lovell's heart warming experience meeting her sponsor child Kamala in Nepal.

Life in Vanuatu, one month after Cyclone Pam
15th Apr, 15 | Posted by Chloe Morrison
Life in Vanuatu, one month after Cyclone Pam

It's been just over a month since Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu. World Vision's Chloe Morrison shares how the people of Vanuatu are working towards recovery - and how World Vision has been able to help.

How young people in Nepal are speaking up to end early marriage
13th Apr, 15 | Posted by Eileen Darby
How young people in Nepal are speaking up to end early marriage

Eileen Darby shares her experience of visiting a World Vision project in Nepal where children are learning about their rights and advocating in their communities to end early marriage.

An Electric Connection between Australian business and Zambia
10th Apr, 15 | Posted by Josh Nicholls
An Electric Connection between Australian business and Zambia

Josh Nicholls, CEO of Platinum Electricians recently travelled to Zambia to visit the community where his company sponsors 100 children. He shares how meeting community members and seeing the impact of their support helped him build an incredible connection to World Vision's work.