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World Vision raises $20 million bond for families living in poverty

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Families living below the poverty line in developing countries can benefit from a $20 million World Vision microfinance bond

Climate Contributes to Hunger Crisis in Southern Africa

Monday, November 11, 2019

A record 45 million people across 16 countries in Southern Africa will suffer food shortages in the next six months, according to a sobering analysis of the hunger crisis across the region.

When is a Halloween Costume More Than Just Child’s Play?

Friday, November 1, 2019

I have always thought that when it comes to dressing up for Halloween we should let kids be kids. Adults tend to ruin everything.

First Nations Families Matter – And Why COAG Must Act

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

A new report highlighting a frightening trajectory of First Nations children being removed from their families should compel Australia’s political leaders to act urgently.

International Day Of The Girl: Achievements And Renewed Commitments

Friday, October 11, 2019

At World Vision Australia, we are committed to protecting and empowering the worlds most vulnerable poeple. Of the 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, approximately 80 percent are women and children.

15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Friday, October 11, 2019

Civilians at risk as violence escalates and humanitarian work is suspended

World Vision Australia ambassador Samantha Harris on why she’s more than ‘just a model’

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

She’s been a successful model since she was just 11, but Samantha Harris says there’s much more to her than being a recognisable face.

The conflict we can't ignore

Monday, October 7, 2019

It was the shocking scene that jolted the world into caring once more about a forgotten war. Two months ago, a Syrian cameraman captured harrowing footage of a five-year-old girl, Riham, trying to rescue her baby sister from their bombed home in Idlib. Our hearts ached for the terrified father as he scrambled to his daughters’ aid, his face frozen in horror. We wept for little Riham as she reached for her sister dangling over the wreckage, her dress hooked on the debris. And our hearts broke when we learned that Riham, her mother and another sister later died, further driving up the statistics of a bloody battle that has claimed more than 400,000 lives.

Young adults living in the age of anxiety - new study reveals global trends of Millennials and Generation Z

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Most young people feel connected but lonely and four in ten are gripped by anxiety about money and career paths, a new global study has found. World Vision and US-based research company Barna Group have revealed a sneak peak into the survey of more than 15,000 people aged 18 to 35, in 25 countries including Australia, revealing trends among the world’s first truly global generation. The full research, which forms the basis of The Connected Generation project, will be launched at a series of special events in Australia in October in a partnership between Barna Group, World Vision and Alpha Australia.

40 HOUR FAMINE: Aussie youth trade 40 hours of student life for refugee children

Friday, September 6, 2019

Schools across Australia are buzzing with youthful idealism as students prepare to step in the shoes of a refugee by forgoing their daily luxuries and trading 40 hours of student life for young refugees around the world. The nation’s youth will be uniting with thousands of other Australians by taking on the 40 Hour Famine Backpack Challenge (6 to 8 September) and will commit to living out of a backpack with only the essentials to help raise funds for the biggest humanitarian emergency of their generation, the global refugee crisis.