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International Youth Day
11th Aug, 17 | Posted by Shari Brewer
International Youth Day

In 2017, World Vision Australia’s 40 Hour Famine shines the light on a humanitarian issue much closer to home – the global refugee crisis. The majority of Australian teens would be very aware of the politics surrounding this issue but are they aware that worldwide approximately 35 million children...

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.

We are stronger together
29th Jun, 17 | Posted by Courtney McCrohon
We are stronger together

It is important to remember when facing such big issues that we aren’t doing it alone. To go far and to address displacement we must travel together. Individual actions like raising awareness in our communities and participating in this year’s 40 Hour Famine Backpack Challenge, can create great change....

Work Experience with World Vision.
9th Jun, 17 | Posted by Pelham Martini
Work Experience with World Vision.

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...

Aim high: how Grace met her 40 Hour Famine fundraising goals
18th Jan, 16 | Posted by Rebekah Cochrane
Aim high: how Grace met her 40 Hour Famine fundraising goals

In 2014, Grace Jenman hand wrote letters to over one hundred people requesting donations for the 40 Hour Famine, and raised over $20,000. In 2015, she doubled her goal - and became the top individual fundraiser two years in a row!

Doing the 40 Hour Famine with a difference
6th Nov, 15 | Posted by Asha Morrow
Doing the 40 Hour Famine with a difference

The 40 Hour Famine might be over for 2015, but there are still lessons to be learnt from it! 16-year-old Asha shares how she did the 40 Hour Famine with a difference - and what it taught her along the way.