“During the recent disaster, the training from World Vision really helped us because everyone knew what to do. We learn from the training and then we teach our children,” Silas says.
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.
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...
After discussion with a community group about this practice, a beautiful young mother proudly showed me where she takes herself to sleep with the goats - without a hint of resentment or shame. For her, it’s normal.
In the aftermath of disaster, access to clean water and sanitation are critical to limit the spread of disease and keep communities healthy. See how World Vision has worked to prioritise WASH in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake.
Matt met Lalu and Sarita from Nepal in 2009, when they were featured in the 40 Hour Famine campaign. Six years on, he went back to see how their lives have changed thanks to funds raised by Australians participating in the 40 Hour Famine.