I was astonished at the kindness and compassion this family had given us. Allowing us into her home was a very humbling experience for me as I’m sure it was for all of us. After these visits, hoping back onto the bus, we all had stories to retell.
Protecting children begins with ensuring that their immediate needs are met. That’s why since March 2014, World Vision Uganda has been responding to the South Sudan refugee crisis by providing food, water, sanitation and hygiene services, livelihoods empowerment, education and child protection services.
Human activities, including overgrazing by livestock and over-cutting of trees for firewood, had reduced the vegetation cover on the steep hillsides. Even small amounts of rain caused soil erosion and flooding downstream, and a deep gully had formed which split the community in half.
To even consider the big job of reforestation consultation with the community must occur. World Vision investigates all of the issues related to growing trees with the community from hungry sheep to lack of water during the hot summers.
Work experience at World Vision was a great experience as it helped me to learn about the world and its current conditions as well as the problems that many people and countries face. So much effort goes into what they do and the workplace has heaps of passion and...