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Posts : July, 2016

World Vision
Becoming a Vision Sister in memory of a lost daughter
27th Jul, 16 | Posted by Karen Meldrum
Becoming a Vision Sister in memory of a lost daughter

As a woman I understand the importance of helping our sisters in the world’s poorest countries – especially during a vulnerable time like the birth of their baby.

Parvathi: Youth Ambassador
25th Jul, 16 | Posted by Parvathi Subramaniam
Parvathi: Youth Ambassador

The true power of unity was revealed to me when I met a World Vision self-help group in India. With the help of a supportive bank officer who agreed to approve a small loan for their start up farming cooperative - because he believed in their dream.

Becoming a mum motivated us to join Vision Sisters
18th Jul, 16 | Posted by Mariska Meldrum
Becoming a mum motivated us to join Vision Sisters

Gather a group of friends, work colleagues or church members and help us reach our target of fundraising for and packing 60,000 clean birthing kits and the training of community health workers.

Blankets: How a simple gift can change lives
8th Jul, 16 | Posted by Agatha Mali
Blankets: How a simple gift can change lives

“Before we received the Wrap with Love blankets, I did not have enough blankets to keep the children warm throughout the night, every night I would go to sleep with a lot of worries because I did not know how my children would survive from the cold nights,” lamented...

South Sudan: Life in an Internally Displaced Persons camp
8th Jul, 16 | Posted by Stefanie Glinski
South Sudan: Life in an Internally Displaced Persons camp

As South Sudan celebrates five years since the country’s independence this July, security continues to be fragile and fighting keeps erupting throughout the country.

Children’s group ‘Lah-Lah’ bringing joy to Warlpiri community
4th Jul, 16 | Posted by Tina Harris
Children’s group ‘Lah-Lah’ bringing joy to Warlpiri community

At the time we had no idea what to expect. It sounded like a great plan but we wondered what the communities would think of us jumping around in our stripy socks? What followed were two life changing weeks.