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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.
17th Jun, 17 | Posted by Rob Kelly
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.

Human activities, including overgrazing by livestock and over-cutting of trees for firewood, had reduced the vegetation cover on the steep hillsides. Even small amounts of rain caused soil erosion and flooding downstream, and a deep gully had formed which split the community in half.

Knitting needles in hand, these volunteers change the world.
25th May, 17 | Posted by Lauren Amadei & Jamie Newton
Knitting needles in hand, these volunteers change the world.

Through partnering with Wrap with Love, we are constantly inspired and grateful for their commitment, passion and hard work. With knitting needles in their hands and a desire to make a positive impact, these Australians have decided to use the familiar tool of knitting needles to do this.

Thankyou for your work in Kenya
12th May, 17 | Posted by Kevin Tan
Thankyou for your work in Kenya

They brought me to the market area of Camp 1 where I had the privilege of being served by enthusiastic Ethiopians who had saved up enough money to open a now thriving café. There were crowds of people enjoying a slice of ‘normal’ within a very abnormal context. I...

Ending the HIV epidemic: Leaving no young woman behind
29th Nov, 16 | Posted by Gloria Ekpo
Ending the HIV epidemic: Leaving no young woman behind

As a former physician practicing in a busy maternity ward in a hospital in Africa, Gloria Ekpo has seen the devastation of HIV and AIDS up close. But she’s also seen progress. Read how we’re working to leave no young woman behind and to empower them toward an AIDS-free...

Becoming a Vision Sister in memory of a lost daughter
27th Jul, 16 | Posted by Karen Meldrum
Becoming a Vision Sister in memory of a lost daughter

As a woman I understand the importance of helping our sisters in the world’s poorest countries – especially during a vulnerable time like the birth of their baby.

Children’s group ‘Lah-Lah’ bringing joy to Warlpiri community
4th Jul, 16 | Posted by Tina Harris
Children’s group ‘Lah-Lah’ bringing joy to Warlpiri community

At the time we had no idea what to expect. It sounded like a great plan but we wondered what the communities would think of us jumping around in our stripy socks? What followed were two life changing weeks.