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Posts : October, 2015

World Vision
World Vision’s Justin Coburn awarded Order of Australia Medal (OAM).
14th Oct, 15 | Posted by Justin Coburn
World Vision’s Justin Coburn awarded Order of Australia Medal (OAM).

The struggle of the world’s indigenous peoples to defend their world-view, culture and way of life is, I believe, one that concerns us all.

My World Vision Journey
13th Oct, 15 | Posted by Dimi
My World Vision Journey

When I experienced my first sponsor child’s project closure, I did not need to pause or think about whether I would continue with further sponsorship. A project closure is a joyous milestone that must be celebrated.

Koli puts down her needle & thread for school.
7th Oct, 15 | Posted by Shirantha Perera
Koli puts down her needle & thread for school.

I met Koli, a 12-year old girl during my visit to the project. She was an informal garment worker in the Kalshi area of Dhaka city. Instead of going to school, she used to do ‘karchupi’ (manually designing clothes using a needle) work. This was a very hard job...

Why We Should Open Our Doors to Refugees.
6th Oct, 15 | Posted by Claudia Bailey
Why We Should Open Our Doors to Refugees.

It can be difficult to even try to put yourself into someone else’s shoes, but when we unite to say that something needs to be done to protect these 19.5 + million people who are fleeing their situations, then they won’t have to flee any more.

Leading Youth towards a Famine-Free future.
1st Oct, 15 | Posted by Libby Sanders
Leading Youth towards a Famine-Free future.

Schools are a cornerstone of community in Australia – they bring the community together around their young people, and it’s wonderful to partner with schools in the ways that we do, because this nature of schools reflects something of how World Vision works overseas.