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Home Safe Home
13th Oct, 17 | Posted by Megan Williams
Home Safe Home

“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.

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...

Fighting “Chaupadi” – superstition of impurity during the menstruation period.
7th Jul, 17 | Posted by Natasha Tamplin
Fighting “Chaupadi” – superstition of impurity during the menstruation period.

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.

Clean water after the earthquake in Nepal
22nd Mar, 16 | Posted by Aaron Aspi
Clean water after the earthquake in Nepal

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.

Meeting Lalu and Sarita again, six years on
14th Aug, 15 | Posted by Matt Darvas
Meeting Lalu and Sarita again, six years on

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.