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African Union must show leadership before it's too late, says World Vision

Thursday, August 25, 2011

As the African Union meets in Ethiopia today for a pledging conference to tackle the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, aid agency World Vision said time was running out for hundreds of thousands of children across the region.

Community stands strong as drought ravages the Horn of Africa

Thursday, August 11, 2011

As thousands of people flee drought and hunger in the Horn of Africa, one community in the north-east of Kenya has resisted the worst impacts of the food crisis thanks to a long-term agricultural training and irrigation program.

Poor will pay the price to cut emissions

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

While Australians grapple with the idea of putting a price on carbon and the impact on their fuel and grocery bills, in many developing countries the choice looks more like a trade-off between national development out of poverty and global action to limit climate change.

Aid budget commitment could save 200,000 lives

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

World Vision Australia today welcomed the Federal Government’s move to deliver its promises on overseas aid.

New report shows Aussie aid helps save millions of lives

Monday, April 11, 2011

Australian aid dollars have contributed to significant declines in child deaths, gains in school enrolments and the provision of clean water and sanitation for the world’s poorest people, says a new report released today by World Vision Australia.

Aid agencies ready to help in Sudan if referendum erupts into conflict

Friday, January 7, 2011

Seldom is there a warning of a looming crisis. Natural disasters come as a shock to everyone. However as Africa's largest nation prepares for a critical referendum, people in many parts of Sudan already know that their future is precarious. Many are already moving from the most volatile districts as both North and South Sudanese face this critical juncture.

A different vision for a 'big' Australia

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

I am in favour of a big Australia. But I don't mean a big Australia in population terms which has dominated so much of the federal election campaign. I mean a nation that is big in terms of its vision, its compassion and in identifying its place in the region and the world.

World Vision welcomes microfinance for Peru

Friday, September 25, 2009

World Vision has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of $2 million of microfinance for women in Peru, which is expected to reach 100,000 people.

Sense of urgency for toilets in Asia Pacific

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Each year approximately 3.5 million Australians travel to the Asia Pacific region on holiday and business and for many, searching for a clean, private and functioning toilet can be a challenge to say the least.

Business for Millennium Development Summit 2008

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Amid the carnage of the financial crisis one reality has emerged: Australia’s economic survival relies squarely on the developing economies such as China and India. It is these economies in Asia, including Cambodia and Vietnam, that will determine how Australia rides out this perfect economic storm.