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Partnering together brings holistic change for women giving birth in Uganda.

15 August 2017 | Posted by Zeshi Fisher | (0) comments

We listened to stories from skilled midwives who shared their desire to provide the best possible delivery care but who often had to look after birthing mothers with no clean materials or even basic self-protection in the form of a pair of gloves.

International Youth Day
11th Aug, 2017 | Posted by Shari Brewer | (0) comments
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...

How to end child trafficking once and for all.
30th Jul, 2017 | Posted by Tamara Tutnjevic | (0) comments
How to end child trafficking once and for all.

Child trafficking: a crime involving the movement of children for the purpose of their exploitation. A child is trafficked if he or she has been moved within a country, or across borders, whether by force or voluntarily, for the purpose of exploiting the child.

13 simple ways to hit your 40 Hour Famine fundraising target
25th Jul, 2017 | Posted by 40 Hour Famine | (0) comments
13 simple ways to hit your 40 Hour Famine fundraising target

Are you having trouble raising funds for your 40 Hour Famine page? It’s ok, we know that it can be a bit awkward to ask people for money, that's why we’ve created a list of fundraising ideas to help get you started.

Keyhole gardens improving community health in Burundi.
25th Jul, 2017 | Posted by Shelby Stapleton | (0) comments
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.

Instilling hope via Savings Groups in Nepal.
21st Jul, 2017 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin | (1) comments
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…....

‘VIVA MANDELA, VIVA!’
18th Jul, 2017 | Posted by Rory Ellis | (0) comments
‘VIVA MANDELA, VIVA!’

Nelson Mandela will always be the figure that defeated apartheid. His colourful shirts flowing gently as he did his renown ‘Madiba Jive’ and his face beaming with the most joyous smile. The reformation he led has changed the world