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Posts : July, 2017

World Vision
Instilling hope via Savings Groups in Nepal.
21st Jul, 17 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
Instilling hope via Savings Groups in Nepal.

She got up from her mat and walked across the group to sit next to me. She couldn’t wait to share with me (via a translator), “before this Savings Group we could never realise savings … We would (waste) it and just buy things… Now the situation has changed…....

‘VIVA MANDELA, VIVA!’
18th Jul, 17 | Posted by Rory Ellis
‘VIVA MANDELA, VIVA!’

Nelson Mandela will always be the figure that defeated apartheid. His colourful shirts flowing gently as he did his renown ‘Madiba Jive’ and his face beaming with the most joyous smile. The reformation he led has changed the world

If not you, then who?
13th Jul, 17 | Posted by Rohana Atkinson
If not you, then who?

Learning that on average a refugee spends 17 years in exile was particularly shocking; especially considering that most students attending the conference haven’t yet had their 17th birthday.

Further along the green mile.
11th Jul, 17 | Posted by Annila Harris
Further along the green mile.

Children also adopt trees from their immediate surrounding where they live. We have also designed a children’s activity book wherein children are engaged in a process where they learn with fun.

Fighting “Chaupadi” – superstition of impurity during the menstruation period.
7th Jul, 17 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
Fighting “Chaupadi” – superstition of impurity during the menstruation period.

After discussion with a community group about this practice, a beautiful young mother proudly showed me where she takes herself to sleep with the goats - without a hint of resentment or shame. For her, it’s normal.

An outback office calling.
6th Jul, 17 | Posted by Jo Maloney
An outback office calling.

Having completed her undergraduate degree in Melbourne, Rosie admits a job in the bush on the other side of the country wasn’t the first job out of university she had envisaged, but one she certainly doesn’t regret taking up.