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World Vision welcomes $24 million funding for Ebola

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

World Vision welcomes the Australian Government’s commitment of up to $24 million in additional funding to respond to the deadly Ebola virus, announced by the Prime Minister and Minister for Health today.

World Vision boosts Ebola response

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

World Vision will train hundreds of healthcare workers in an effort to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone following the announcement of a $2.5 million boost in Australian Government funding for the outbreak in West Africa.

World Vision welcomes landmark chocolate decision and a better future for cocoa farmers

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

World Vision Australia has welcomed the announcement by Nestlé that every chocolate confectionery product it sells in Australia will now be produced using sustainable cocoa.

World Vision and Stop the Traffik welcome ethical chocolate announcement

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

World Vision Australia and Stop the Traffik have welcomed an announcement by chocolate company Mondelez International to invest $400 million in sustainable cocoa.

Children sold into marriage in Niger as food crisis worsens

Monday, June 4, 2012

Recent reports from Niger indicate girls as young as seven are being sold into marriage as food shortages force families to reduce the number of mouths they have to feed

Bittersweet story of chocolate

Monday, April 9, 2012

No doubt after Easter Sunday, there are a few of us feeling a bit guilty about overindulging in one or two too many chocolates. Yet most of us will be shocked to learn that there is another unfortunate impact from our annual splurge on chocolate eggs and bunnies every Easter.

Logie Nominee Rebecca Gibney urges Australians to support West Africa Food Crisis Appeal

Thursday, April 5, 2012

World Vision Ambassador and Silver Logie Nominee Rebecca Gibney has today released a video statement urging Australians to support the response to an escalating food crisis in West Africa.

Australian mum blogger travels to West Africa to witness escalating food crisis

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A multi-national group of mum bloggers, including one Australian, have begun a four-day visit to Niger to bring attention to an escalating food crisis in the region.

Food Crisis Looms in West Africa

Thursday, December 22, 2011

A food crisis looming in West Africa could put millions at risk if the global community doesn’t act soon, World Vision is warning.

10 years on, chocolate companies break promise to stop child labour in the cocoa industry

Monday, September 19, 2011

Big chocolate companies have failed to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in the cocoa fields of West Africa despite promising to do so 10 years ago today.