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Building a movement of goal kickers

25 September 2018 | Posted by Dane Moores | (0) comments

By Dane Moores and Dimitra Kypraios Today marks three years since every country in the world signed up to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Based on the Goal Kickers report launched today, this blog reflects on the work of World Vision Australia in championing the SDGs over the last three…

World Refugee Day #WithRefugees
19th Jun, 2018 | Posted by Angus Smith | (0) comments
World Refugee Day #WithRefugees

#WithRefugees Wednesday 20 June 2018 is World Refugee Day ‘To see a World in a grain of sand, And a Heaven in a wild flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, And Eternity in an hour.’ – Auguries of Innocence These words by William Blake will be projected...

#NoMoreLimits: delivering sustainable menstrual hygiene solutions for women and girls
28th May, 2018 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke | (0) comments
#NoMoreLimits: delivering sustainable menstrual hygiene solutions for women and girls

  Today we’re celebrating Menstrual Hygiene Day – a day dedicated to raising awareness around the vital role that menstrual hygiene management (MHM) plays in empowering women and adolescent girls around the world. The vision behind MH Day is a world in which every woman and girl is able...

The Life-Saving Impact of Clean Birthing Kits
11th May, 2018 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke | (0) comments
The Life-Saving Impact of Clean Birthing Kits

In the lead-up to Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating the generosity and commitment of our partners to protect the health of mothers and newborns around the world. Since 2015, World Vision Australia has partnered with Birthing Kit Foundation Australia to support a clean birthing environment in vulnerable communities. Since our...

Unlocking literacy and opportunity around the world
24th Apr, 2018 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke | (0) comments
Unlocking literacy and opportunity around the world

World Vision began working in Chihota in 2011, when school enrolment was below 80 percent and an average of 10 children shared one textbook. Education was one of three program areas identified by the Chihotan community as a priority focus for work with World Vision until 2026.

Writing a brighter future in Burundi
23rd Apr, 2018 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke | (0) comments
Writing a brighter future in Burundi

Jonathan Ndereyimana, the English teacher, smiles and says, “I am so grateful for these books. These books are helping my students to read and move forward in understanding English words.” The experience of students in north-eastern Burundi is echoed in countries around the world, where Cengage resources have...

VICE and Andrew Quilty visit the Beqaa Valley
28th Mar, 2018 | Posted by Angus Smith | (0) comments
VICE and Andrew Quilty visit the Beqaa Valley

Like so many Syrians, Ibrahim is enduring a life in limbo, consigned to a tent settlement about 30 minutes from the Syrian border. But as the conflict rages on, home might as well be a world away.