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Posts : January, 2014

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Mum’s the word after years of improving maternal health
28th Jan, 14 | Posted by Christine Hunt
Mum’s the word after years of improving maternal health

World Vision's Christine Hunt knows a lot about maternal and child health in the communities where World Vision works. Now, as she awaits the arrival of her first baby, she reflects on how her experience compares to millions of mothers around the world.

Reflections from Myanmar
27th Jan, 14 | Posted by Ryan Drake
Reflections from Myanmar

Ryan is one of four youth campaigners currently in Myanmar with World Vision to learn more about child protection and trafficking issues. Once back in Australia, they’ll plan a campaign to pass on what they’ve learnt to other young Australians.

From a Syrian refugee settlement: the simple touch
24th Jan, 14 | Posted by Tanya Penny
From a Syrian refugee settlement: the simple touch

There are words we are trained not to use as humanitarian communicators. Traumatised is one of them. It’s a word with a very specific meaning, used to diagnose a very specific condition. But as I looked at this little boy standing with a plastic gun aimed at my head...

Saying thank you to our supporters
22nd Jan, 14 | Posted by Jo Sutton
Saying thank you to our supporters

It started with one inspiring supporter, but since then Jo Sutton has met hundreds of World Vision supporters who are committed to making a difference. She shares some of their stories.

Aussie teens on a trip of a lifetime
15th Jan, 14 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
Aussie teens on a trip of a lifetime

I’m about to head to Myanmar with four excited yet apprehensive young people who want to make a difference in the world.

Why we packed up our lives and moved to Nepal
14th Jan, 14 | Posted by Matt Darvas
Why we packed up our lives and moved to Nepal

The first time I visited Nepal as a wide-eyed backpacker it took my breath away. The second time it broke my heart. Now, living here, this country continues to surprise me again and again.