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Posts : August, 2017

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Seeing the fruits of fundraising.
26th Aug, 17 | Posted by Estelle Van Hoeydonck
Seeing the fruits of fundraising.

The fact that there are people all over the world struggling to simply access clean water, along with many other necessities, is considered by a lot of people something that won’t change anytime soon. Even if that might be true there is always something that can be done to...

Empowering female entrepreneurs in Indonesia.
24th Aug, 17 | Posted by Tanima Haque
Empowering female entrepreneurs in Indonesia.

At World Vision we know that real transformation happens – and lasts – when communities are empowered to change their own circumstances. I have seen this first-hand and truly believe that the amazing women we met have a wonderful future ahead of them.

World Humanitarian Day: Aid workers are #NotATarget.
19th Aug, 17 | Posted by Mwiyeria Munyeki
World Humanitarian Day: Aid workers are #NotATarget.

Their very work is a direct risk to their lives but are driven by their commitment and passion to provide assistance to the most vulnerable. They want to play a part in transforming nations and creating a better world for their children even when they put their own lives...

World Humanitarian Day: An insight into World Vision’s staff in the field.
18th Aug, 17 | Posted by Estelle Van Hoeydonck
World Humanitarian Day: An insight into World Vision’s staff in the field.

Something that blows me away every time I’ve visited the field is the local World Vision staff in each area I’ve visited. In programs that are working to change the lives of thousands of people, just a small number of staff are working tirelessly to create that change.

DALITS:  The Untouchables
17th Aug, 17 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
DALITS: The Untouchables

Still today many people in Nepal are entrenched in this 'centuries' old Hindu caste system, not wanting to touch Dalit people or share a meal with them. The Dalits suffer at the bottom of the system that affects more than four million people in Nepal, approximately 20% of Nepal’s...

Partnering together brings holistic change for women giving birth in Uganda.
15th Aug, 17 | Posted by Zeshi Fisher
Partnering together brings holistic change for women giving birth in Uganda.

We listened to stories from skilled midwives who shared their desire to provide the best possible delivery care but who often had to look after birthing mothers with no clean materials or even basic self-protection in the form of a pair of gloves.