Nell O'Grady took the opportunity to travel to Cambodia with World Vision on one of our Overseas Experiences. Nell shares her reflections on our blog, “Visiting the people in these communities, talking to them, discussing their stories gave us first hand insight into the lives of some of the Cambodian people we met.”
Nell OGrady took the opportunity to travel to Cambodia with World Vision

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World Vision Blog Ambassador Carly Jacobs recently travelled to Palu, Indonesia, to see our work in the field. Carly felt so inspired by the communities she met over there that she started a fundraising project back home.

On her blog Smaggle, Carly explains “It’s a charity group blanket project called the Vision In Blue Blanket Project. I’m requesting granny square donations from keen bean...
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These young people came together on World Refugee Day to celebrate hope through traditional dance performances. They are some of the thousands of South Sudanese youth who have escaped ongoing violence in their homeland and now live at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya.

World Vision distributes food to more than 140,000 people in Kakuma Refugee Camp every month. We’ve also helped build...
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These young people came together on World Refugee Day to celebrate hope

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“Since July 2016, World Vision has identified and documented more than 10,000 unaccompanied minors, separated children and children at risk. 59% of the close to 1 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda are children. These children have faced unimaginable violence and uncertainty. Many have witnessed the death of family members; others have no idea where their parents or siblings are… What a...
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"I felt hopeless, not only was my past and present destroyed, but my future was being taken away too.”

Saad Al-Kassab fled Syria in 2014. He’d spent years out of school during the conflict, and didn’t know any English when his family was sponsored to come to Australia - but he learned quickly from studying at TAFE and watching parliamentary question time. Accepted into VCE, and later offered...
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No one wants to become displaced. No one wants to leave their home.

Meet Alice. A Midwife. A mother of three. A refugee.

Alice’s story is just one of 65.6 million stories of people currently displaced in the world. World Vision is calling for Australia to increase our humanitarian assistance to the developing countries that host 90% of the world’s refugees, to help support families like...
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South Sudan’s children deserve a brighter future. More than 2,000 people arrive in Uganda each day after fleeing violence and hunger in South Sudan. World Vision estimates 100 of them are unaccompanied children.

Today, on World Refugee Day, we share World Vision's partnership with online art community Apartial, to help these children share their stories of hardship and hope through art. A...
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Conflict is not easy for anyone. It can dramatically change lives and force people into a world of uncertainty. For children, it can mean losing their childhood and the simple right to be a child.

These children are enjoying singing and dancing at a World Vision Child Friendly Space in Jordan. Spaces like these are designed to address specific needs in times of emergency, and to give them a...
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Today is the first day of Refugee Week in Australia, 18 to 24 June 2017. On a universal scale, the current refugee crisis is the highest number in recorded history with more than 21.3 million refugees worldwide.

This week we will share the stories of people across the world who have fled their homes in search of safety. People living in refugee camps, those who are displaced within their own...
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It’s World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. Rob Kelly, a Grant Manager with World Vision Australia, is supporting a land restoration program in the drylands of Kenya and Ethiopia. He writes about some of the developments of their work in a valley in Northern Ethiopia.

“Green areas have emerged in the valley floor stretching over 3 km, and the community has given the valley a new...
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When was the last time fruit made you smile? It wasn’t until recently that Agnes could access the clean water she needed to plant her favourite fruit… the mango.

A mother of four, Agnes lives in a semi-arid region of Eastern Kenya where clean piped water is difficult to come across. In the past when there was no rain Agnes would pay 200 Kenyan Shillings per week to buy water for drinking and...
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World Vision is helping people in urban Juba, South Sudan, to overcome food insecurity by training families to diversify their crops and irrigate their fields with the assistance of petrol-powered water pumps.

Isaac now has the tools and skills he needs to grow seven types of vegetables. Enough to feed his family and sell his produce at the markets.

“I’m saving a little bit of money now,”...
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“I am happy every time that I come to my home garden because I have enough food to eat before going to school,” says 12-year-old Chanh from Laos.

After years of facing food shortages and unreliable harvests, Chanh’s father Bountie was selected by World Vision to take part in a Home Garden Project. Participating in both the crop plantation and animal raising programs offered to 240 families in...
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Standing in the Imvepi refugee settlement in Northern Uganda, our CEO Claire Rogers speaks with Evelyn Atim, World Vision Social Protection Facilitator. Each day more than 2000 people are arriving here from South Sudan – 86 per cent of them are women and children.

Evelyn shares how children and families arrive from South Sudan and are processed at Imvepi. She also discusses the food...
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Our CEO Claire Rogers is LIVE at the Imvepi refugee settlement in Northern Uganda. Each day more than 2000 people are arriving from South Sudan, most of them fleeing conflict and hunger. Learn more about the East Africa emergency and donate now: [ Wva.me Link ]
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On Tuesday 13 June at 5pm (AEST), World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers will join us LIVE from the Imvepi refugee settlement, Northern Uganda. Each day more than 2000 people are arriving from South Sudan – 86 per cent of them are women and children.

During this Facebook LIVE, learn more about the crisis that has seen more than 1 million refugees flood into Uganda, most of them fleeing...
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These excited children are attending a primary education program in Dholpur slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This slum is one of the most densely populated areas in the city. Parents often struggle to feed their families, resulting in many children being taken out of school and sent to work - sometimes in dangerous conditions.

World Vision teamed up with local partners to help tackle the issue by...
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These excited children are attending a primary education program in Dholpur slum
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“The relationship between World Vision and the schools, the villagers, the parents of the sponsored children and the children themselves is very positive. We saw assistance where needed, positive reinforcement of safety, education and health, and a hand up where needed.”

Jim and Julie enjoyed their third visit to Vietnam to see their 12-year-old sponsor child and her family. A highlight was...
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The relationship between World Vision and the schools the villagers the parents

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With their goods in hand from a bi-weekly distribution this family is beginning the long walk back to their village. All family members, including children, help to collect the food as many schools have been shut down due to the ongoing drought.

World Vision is helping to provide clean water, maize, cooking oil and other essentials to help vulnerable families who are unable to earn a regular...
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Claire Rogers, World Vision Australia CEO, joins us LIVE from Kenya as she meets communities we are working with.
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