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It is done | Power of resurrection

12 April 2017 | Posted by Annila Harris | (0) comments

World Vision's Annila Harris reflects on what Easter means to her.

Walking the Green Mile.
7th Apr, 2017 | Posted by Annila Harris | (0) comments
Walking the Green Mile.

Racing against the break of dawn, Salmon Jacob, Advisor – Environment (Climate Change), World Vision India, steps out, in the darkness of early morn, to embark upon a day long journey through the blistering hot and semi-arid Baran district of Rajasthan.

Seeing the impact of Child Rescue in Cambodia
4th Apr, 2017 | Posted by Ezereve | (0) comments
Seeing the impact of Child Rescue in Cambodia

Recently, an opportunity arose where I was able to see how my funds are being used through a visit to Cambodia! I wondered what the work of Child Rescue would look like. When I arrived in Cambodia, surprisingly there was no Child Rescue centre! Initially I felt a bit...

World Water Day 2017: Water and wastewater
22nd Mar, 2017 | Posted by Michael Poustie | (0) comments
World Water Day 2017: Water and wastewater

World Vision as a child centred organisation care about wastewater. Poorly managed it has the potential to kill, while well managed it has the potential to empower communities, protect children’s health and strengthen families’ livelihoods.

The Relationship between Universal WASH and Gender Equality
21st Mar, 2017 | Posted by World Vision | (0) comments
The Relationship between Universal WASH and Gender Equality

Two weeks ago (on March 8th) the world celebrated International Women’s Day  and today is World Water Day.  While these two international days of action are coincidentally celebrated just two weeks apart, the connection between them is stark and very much on the global development agenda. Sustainable Development Goal...

Gone with the trees but bringing back winds of change.
21st Mar, 2017 | Posted by Annila Harris | (0) comments
Gone with the trees but bringing back winds of change.

Each day we learn to value the trees that are left behind. Our household no longer cuts trees for firewood anymore because World Vision gave us a bio-gas unit. The daylong task of collecting wood is no longer needed so I do not have to skip school anymore.

Lucy Holmes: Making a difference
14th Mar, 2017 | Posted by Lucy Holmes | (0) comments
Lucy Holmes: Making a difference

In 2015 an estimated 5.9 million children died before their fifth birthday. That’s nearly 6 million children - In one year. I can’t wrap my head around those figures.