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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...

Warzones, water and what makes a day’s work at World Vision
15th Dec, 14 | Posted by Kate Rose
Warzones, water and what makes a day’s work at World Vision

As we mark one year of conflict in South Sudan, World Vision's Kate Rose shares her experiences from life on the ground in the world's newest country.

Life as a Syrian refugee in a camp of 116,000 – tents, tokens and uncertainty
16th Jul, 13 | Posted by Kate Rose
Life as a Syrian refugee in a camp of 116,000 – tents, tokens and uncertainty

Jordan has a population less than a third of Australia’s,  but the country is currently hosting some 600,000 people who have fled fighting in Syria. Most are in the community, but some 116,000 with nowhere else to go are living in Za’atari refugee camp, a tent city in the...

Culture shock in India: I found it
16th May, 13 | Posted by Kate Rose
Culture shock in India: I found it

It took a while for World Vision Australia’s Kate Rose to find culture shock in the busy city of Delhi, but when she did, it hit hard. My nephew is 14 months old. He loves bananas and banging saucepans with the wooden spoon and giggling at my attempts to...