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Posts : May, 2017

World Vision
How Orange Sweet Potato can transform Burundi.
29th May, 17 | Posted by Brian Hilton
How Orange Sweet Potato can transform Burundi.

Not everything in development is a quick win. Often it is a slow struggle to change the hearts and minds of those in power. Such is the case with orange sweet potato in Burundi. World Vision has a great program with high iron beans released by the government in...

Periods – they don’t need to be a pain: Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda.
28th May, 17 | Posted by Lauren Amadei
Periods – they don’t need to be a pain: Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda.

While I may have initially experienced embarrassment, I now know that menstruation is a normal part of life, and unites me with other women all over the world. This simple biological fact should not hold women back. It should not become a barrier to achieving great results at school...

Knitting needles in hand, these volunteers change the world.
25th May, 17 | Posted by Lauren Amadei & Jamie Newton
Knitting needles in hand, these volunteers change the world.

Through partnering with Wrap with Love, we are constantly inspired and grateful for their commitment, passion and hard work. With knitting needles in their hands and a desire to make a positive impact, these Australians have decided to use the familiar tool of knitting needles to do this.

Reducing the Risk from Natural Disasters in Cancun.
19th May, 17 | Posted by Megan Williams
Reducing the Risk from Natural Disasters in Cancun.

Children face death, significant injuries, diseases related to malnutrition, poor water and sanitation, protection risks (including sexual violence or child labour), and may suffer psychological distress. However, children and youth can also be key agents of change

Thankyou for your work in Kenya
12th May, 17 | Posted by Kevin Tan
Thankyou for your work in Kenya

They brought me to the market area of Camp 1 where I had the privilege of being served by enthusiastic Ethiopians who had saved up enough money to open a now thriving café. There were crowds of people enjoying a slice of ‘normal’ within a very abnormal context. I...

What it’s like to raise a family in a refugee camp
3rd May, 17 | Posted by Daryl Crowden
What it’s like to raise a family in a refugee camp

Can you imagine if Melbourne was attacked in the same way? If the East of the Yarra was systematically and deliberately destroyed by heavy artillery and street by street warfare, if snipers located on roofs on the West bank were shooting at any movement on the East. If more...