Meet maternal health nurse Mary Paul. In her small health clinic in northern Uganda, she's committed to ensuring women survive childbirth.
The search for fair trade and ethically sourced chocolate can be confusing. On one hand, you’re told to avoid certain companies; then you hear they’ve done something good on an issue you’re passionate about. This has been the case recently with the chocolate industry – and in particular Nestlé.
It took a while for World Vision Australia’s Kate Rose to find culture shock in the busy city of Delhi, but when she did, it hit hard. My nephew is 14 months old. He loves bananas and banging saucepans with the wooden spoon and giggling at my attempts to...
Jarrod McKenna shares three important ingredients in understanding the foreign aid budget.
You’d be forgiven for some confusion after yesterday’s foreign aid budget announcement. Online advocates for the poor were clearly unimpressed, but Foreign Minister Bob Carr seemed quite pleased to talk about an increase to aid. So what’s the problem?
When Melbourne filmmaker Tara Askew entered a short film competition, she didn't expect to win her dream prize - a trip to Mexico to shoot a film about microfinance.