• WOMEN: What would we do without them?

    How do we articulate how vital women are to the world? (For those that still need a little convincing.) Here is a stark look at the reality of where Australia would be if women were somehow removed from the workforce. To commemorate International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2019, we’ve painted the picture of …

    More
  • NO NEW CLOTHES FOR ONE YEAR!! WHAT, WHY??

    I love shopping and I love new things, whether it is for me or other people.  It brings me joy.  My love language is gifts so I guess I feel loved when I purchase something new. So what?  That doesn’t sound so bad? Or does it….? Let me unpack it a bit for you and …

    More
  • My Hero, My Sponsor Child

    Weeks before visiting Adrianti, my Compassion sponsor child, I eagerly prepared a gift: a cute backpack filled with various items from Australia to nurture her childhood and kickstart her adulthood. After months of planning (and worrying), the big day finally arrived. I was so anxious. What if it’s awkward between us because I can’t think of conversation …

    More
  • It’s easy being GREEN!!

    Want to be a green thumb and grow your own veggie garden?  Here are some tips to help get you started…. Location: Choose a location for your veggie garden that has ample space, plenty of sun and is close to your hose or water source. The last thing you want to do is overcrowd your …

    More
  • Walking the Way of Hope with Mirodil

    A small boy comes walking through the dusty, unpaved, and irregular Isfaran streets. His pace is slow and a little unsteady, he’s relying on a wooden walking frame built by his father, and he’s accompanied by the watchful eye of his mother. Even so, he’s walking. Mirodil first learned to walk on his own after …

    More
  • NOMINATE AN ORDINARY HERO

    We value people and the good they’re doing in their community. We’ll make every reason to celebrate them!!! Between 27 – 28 Nov, we’re giving you the chance to tell us who they are. Tag an ordinary hero in the comments on our Facebook or Instagram post and tell us why they’re awesome! The person …

    More
  • [ORDINARY HERO CHALLENGE]

    We challenge YOU to the #ordinaryherochallenge! In 2019, we’re inspiring a million simple acts to change the world. By signing up, you’ll be joining the masses who are committing to 5 simple acts a month. We’re challenging you to be a part of it! Here’s how: 1. Accept the challenge and sign up for #amillionsimpleacts …

    More
  • This is not a choice for me … it is a calling!

    People often ask me what it is that motivates me to do what I do for a living. The question itself often perplexes me to begin with as for me, being a development worker, an activist and humanitarian, this is not a choice at all. It represents something so much more to me and instead …

    More
  • Capacity building changes lives

    Nodira has been working with us as a local staff member since 2016. She herself is a mother of a child with disability, and has learnt and grown a lot since bringing her daughter to our groups. Part of our work in Isfara is also regular training for the workers of the local “Social assistance …

    More
  • Thoughts from our CEO

    I spent my whole life looking up to my dad. He was my ultimate hero. However he was scared of heights. His fear was then subconsciously passed down to me and very quickly! I suddenly couldn’t even sit on a top bunk bed!! I am pretty sure he didn’t want to pass that trait down …

    More
Updating…
  • No products in the cart.