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Published on 08 March 2013
By Ashleigh Yardy, Communications Intern, ChildFund Australia
In my role as ChildFund's communications intern, I have the pleasure of reading stories of women from ChildFund-supported communities all over the world, who help us every day in implementing programs to lift children out of poverty. Today, being International Women's Day, I would like to share some of their stories...
Published on 28 February 2013
By ChildFund Australia ambassador and long-time sponsor, Julie Goodwin
Today is the day we have been waiting for – we are going to finally meet our sponsor child, Hamad. The drive to the ChildFund centre in Hamad’s part of Kampala is not long. As the van pulls into the car park, drums begin to beat and by the time we are out of the car, a Ugandan song and dance is in full swing. It is spectacular...
Published on 25 February 2013
On day 4 of Julie Goodwin's African adventure, she and husband Mick travel to rural Mbale. Here, they visit a local community and see ChildFund in action - improving nutrition, providing access to education and monitoring child health. It is also a day of eating, dancing and lots of smiles!
Published on 21 December 2012
By Al da Silva, Laos Water Cycle participant
As I sit here at Bangkok Airport waiting for my flight home, I have some time (about 7 hours actually) to reflect on the last two weeks. We packed in a lot of cycling, lots of visits to various villages and monuments, and interacted with the locals in ways that would not have been possible as a regular visitor to these two incredible countries...
Published on 23 August 2012
ChildFund Australia is offering one lucky sponsor the chance to win a Trip of a Lifetime to visit their sponsored child. To celebrate this exciting opportunity, we are sharing some of our favourite sponsor visit stories. This week, we travel to Kenya where the Howorth family from Sydney embarked on quite an adventure to visit their sponsored child, Jenerian...