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Australian volunteers empower children with disabilities around the world.
1st Dec, 17 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke
Australian volunteers empower children with disabilities around the world.

A world away, a team of Australian volunteers gather in a warehouse in the heart of suburban Perth, Western Australia. The volunteers are about to begin another day of work with Wheelchairs for Kids – an organisation whose mission is to manufacture and distribute wheelchairs to children in the...

Rwanda: Partnering together for a brighter future
6th Oct, 17 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke
Rwanda: Partnering together for a brighter future

As my plane descends over ‘thousand hills’ of Rwanda’s patchwork landscape, I am reminded of the global reach of World Vision’s work across countries, languages and cultures. I think of the history of Rwanda – the lasting impact of colonial oppression, the deep national hurt borne from the 1994...

Celebrating International Day of Older Persons
1st Oct, 17 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke
Celebrating International Day of Older Persons

Today, we celebrate the incredible contribution of our long-term partner, Wrap with Love. Wrap with Love is a community organisation that coordinates a network of knitters across Australia. Older Australians are the driving force behind the organisation, which has accumulated 40 million hours of knitting and recruited over 25...