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Unlocking literacy and opportunity around the world
24th Apr, 18 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke
Unlocking literacy and opportunity around the world

World Vision began working in Chihota in 2011, when school enrolment was below 80 percent and an average of 10 children shared one textbook. Education was one of three program areas identified by the Chihotan community as a priority focus for work with World Vision until 2026.

Writing a brighter future in Burundi
23rd Apr, 18 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke
Writing a brighter future in Burundi

Jonathan Ndereyimana, the English teacher, smiles and says, “I am so grateful for these books. These books are helping my students to read and move forward in understanding English words.” The experience of students in north-eastern Burundi is echoed in countries around the world, where Cengage resources have...

Turning on the tap to clean water in rural Zambia.
19th Mar, 18 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke
Turning on the tap to clean water in rural Zambia.

The installation of water tanks and availability of clean water in Zambia is contributing to transformative change in health, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and livelihoods. Children now have access to safe water for drinking, families are learning to improve sanitation and hygiene practices, and farmers are able to...

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...