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Child Savings Groups in Myanmar
11th Oct, 17 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
Child Savings Groups in Myanmar

“Before the Savings Group, I did not know who to manage money effectively. But now I know how manage money and was able to buy my own uniform!”

DALITS:  The Untouchables
17th Aug, 17 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
DALITS: The Untouchables

Still today many people in Nepal are entrenched in this 'centuries' old Hindu caste system, not wanting to touch Dalit people or share a meal with them. The Dalits suffer at the bottom of the system that affects more than four million people in Nepal, approximately 20% of Nepal’s...

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…....

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.

Giving community members a voice to hold governments accountable
3rd Jul, 15 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
Giving community members a voice to hold governments accountable

See how World Vision is partnering with community members to equip them with the tools to advocate for change.

Shellbooks – improving literacy through community stories
22nd Apr, 15 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
Shellbooks – improving literacy through community stories

Millions of children around the world are still unable to read or write by the time they reach Grade Four - often because of limited resources to help improve literacy. Natasha Tamplin explains how World Vision is working with communities to produce locally relevant reading materials - called 'Shellbooks'....