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Posts : October, 2013

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What happens to sponsor children after their sponsorship ends?
23rd Oct, 13 | Posted by Carla Kweifio-Okai
What happens to sponsor children after their sponsorship ends?

We often get questions from people asking us what happens to children after sponsorship ends in their communities. World Vision's Carla Kweifio-Okai was recently in Peru and met a former sponsored child with an inspiring story about life after sponsorship.

That time I attempted a stand-up comedy show about poverty
21st Oct, 13 | Posted by Michael Connell
That time I attempted a stand-up comedy show about poverty

Performing a comedy show for the Melbourne Comedy Festival is challenging enough, but try writing a show based on global inequality! That's what Vision Artist Michael Connell tried at this year's event.

All my dreams are in Syria, says Nour
15th Oct, 13 | Posted by Joy Toose
All my dreams are in Syria, says Nour

Before the war I’m sure the children of Syria had incredible dreams about who they were going to be, what they were going to do and how they were going to make the world better. Now, like Nour, most of their dreams are consumed with what they’ve lost. Their...

How films can change the world for girls everywhere
11th Oct, 13 | Posted by Justin Reeves
How films can change the world for girls everywhere

Justin Reeves explains why his new film Girl Rising is a rallying call for every girl's right to education.

Every child deserves to see their fifth birthday
2nd Oct, 13 | Posted by Mariska Meldrum
Every child deserves to see their fifth birthday

No child should ever die from an easily preventable disease. No mother should ever have to suffer that loss. As a mother, World Vision's Mariska Meldrum explains how her children have inspired her to take action against under-5 child mortality in developing countries.