Monday, December 18, 2017 - 07:26 by Zena Khoury
It was a cold day in December when we visited Fadeelah, a Syrian refugee mother with her children in Jerash. As we waited to enter her home, we were all too aware of the brisk temperatures families here endure through the depths of winter. When we first entered her home barefoot (it’s a sign of respect to take off the shoes as you enter a home) we could feel the cold floor penetrating the socks we were wearing, so we could only imagine how they felt being...
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 02:38 by Zipporah Kageha Karani
A Man of many Questions: Former World Vision Kenya National Director Mr. Dickens Thunde
A sense of anxiety would come upon you, at the thought of accompanying the former World Vision Kenya (WVK) office National Director (ND) Dickens Thunde, for field visits to WV Kenya Area Development Program (ADP). The questions that came to mind about travelling with the ND, how the journey and its eventualities pan out, are all too real.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 11:21 by
The position of a National Director in any World Vision office is very challenging, but for David Verboom, the new National Director in World Vision Jerusalem – West Bank – Gaza office, “challenging” is a huge understatement.
A couple of months after David took over his role in Jerusalem, the situation on the ground heated up with increased violence that had even affected staff movement and access to offices and the communities. The overall budget cuts in World Vision...
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 03:43 by
Australian Farmer injects close to USD$1m into WVU projects
To imagine that a farmer in a first World country could actually dig deep into his hard earned money and fly with it to a third world country for charity is almost equal to impossible.
In fact, one would run out of words trying to explain the character and brand of such a farmer. Not because he does not have the capacity...
Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 18:40 by
I meet Soknang, who is living in a temporary shelter made of different slices of tarp and no doors or windows under a huge tamarind tree and surrounded by bushes and stinky piles of waste such as cloths and can waste. He is living in an abandoned boxing yard in Battambang town.
There are around twenty families in the same situation in the boxing yard. They would be asked to move to other different places.
Two mosquito nets are hanging from the fences above...