Sponsor a girl's education so she can rewrite her story.
Journalist, author and World Vision Ambassador, Melissa Doyle AM, is raising her voice for Leon, from Malawi.
Liz Ellis AO, former captain of the Australian Diamonds netball team, is raising her voice for Parvina, a refugee from Myanmar.
Michelle Payne OAM, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup, is raising her voice for Nyibol, from South Sudan.
Award-winning actress Pallavi Sharda is raising her voice for Sumaiya, from Bangladesh.
First Nations model and World Vision Ambassador, Samantha Harris, is raising her voice for Karima from Niger.
Sunday Aryang, Australian Diamonds netballer, is raising her voice for Tumaini from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Champion netballers Liz Ellis and Sunday Aryang, and First Nations model Sam Harris speak up for Parvina, Tumaini and Karima so their stories can be heard.
Trailblazing female jockey Michelle Payne, acclaimed actor Pallavi Sharda and award-wining journalist Melissa Doyle speak up for Nyibol, Sumaiya and Leon.
Just before her exams, Sumaiya, from Bangladesh, was ordered to get married. But at a World Vision adolescents club, she learned what marriage at a young age can do to a girl's physical and mental health. "I sought help from my friends and the World Vision staff," says Sumaiya. Together, with village elders, they came to my house and spoke to my parents and convinced them to call off the wedding."
When she was 13, Teriano was about to be forced into marriage with an older man. But because she was a World Vision sponsored child and had her school fees covered, Teriano managed to convince her mother to let her continue studying. Teriano now works in education programming and advocates for girls’ rights.
*Achievements in 2022 across all World Vision Australia programs, including those funded by child sponsorship
When you sponsor a girl, you provide her with child protection and empower her through education.
For $48 a month, you get to create a real connection with a child, and support them through a range of development programs.
Donations over $2 may be tax deductible depending on your own personal tax position.