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Posts : September, 2015

World Vision
Children become FMNR ambassadors in Kenya
30th Sep, 15 | Posted by Tony Rinaudo
Children become FMNR ambassadors in Kenya

Ester Chemjor, teacher and FMNR Facilitator, told us that the soil used to be unproductive. “There was nothing here before”, Ester said “but now we even pick mushrooms and the children are learning how to look for and utilize mushrooms as well as about all the benefits from, and...

Disability Inclusion is an important part of community development
25th Sep, 15 | Posted by Louise Acheson
Disability Inclusion is an important part of community development

With the help of World Vision Australia, the room was kitted out in bench style desks like we had seen in other classrooms we visited on the trip, but on some of the desks there were Braille machines, and on others drawings depicting the alphabet used in sign language.

Why we work in communities for 15 years
23rd Sep, 15 | Posted by Dickens Thunde
Why we work in communities for 15 years

World Vision Kenya’s National Director shares his knowledge of the challenges and breakthroughs in Kenyan communities and why projects are 15 years long.

Syrians seeking peace find only unknowns.
21st Sep, 15 | Posted by Kate Rose
Syrians seeking peace find only unknowns.

Zakaria had been playing in his backyard with his older siblings when a mortar shell exploded. His brother Mohammed’s stomach was ripped open, and shrapnel buried itself in his sister’s chest. Their parents grabbed their fourth child, their two injured children and Zakaria and ran. They stopped running long...

“We’re for more than sun, sand and surf.”
18th Sep, 15 | Posted by Jodie Lightfoot
“We’re for more than sun, sand and surf.”

Small acts of generosity do go a long way. It was the generous response of Australians to the tragic photo of Aylan Kurdi that made an increase to Australia’s Syrian refugee intake possible. When we see generosity like that, it lights up our hearts.

Meet Buli, a former sponsor child who is now a senior World Vision staff member!
16th Sep, 15 | Posted by Buli Hagidok
Meet Buli, a former sponsor child who is now a senior World Vision staff member!

Buli was 9 years old when she was sponsored through World Vision in Bangladesh which gave her opportunities to study and help overcome some of the issues facing girls like her in the country. She has not only gone on to complete her studies but has gone on to...