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World Vision
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!”

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...

Keyhole gardens improving community health in Burundi.
25th Jul, 17 | Posted by Shelby Stapleton
Keyhole gardens improving community health in Burundi.

I believe that the real strength of the program lies in the cohesiveness of the community. Now that they know about a balanced diet, they can work together to combat health issues without World Vision being there.

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.

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.

World Refugee Day: A personal reflection.
20th Jun, 17 | Posted by Mwiyeria Munyeki
World Refugee Day: A personal reflection.

Protecting children begins with ensuring that their immediate needs are met. That’s why since March 2014, World Vision Uganda has been responding to the South Sudan refugee crisis by providing food, water, sanitation and hygiene services, livelihoods empowerment, education and child protection services.