One of our long term Global Community sponsors, Evelyn, visited the her sponsored community in Nonghet, Laos. Read about her trip here!
“Shivering cold and hovering my hands above a bowl of burning embers in a classroom – this wasn’t exactly what I was expecting when I was heading to rural Laos.”
What exactly is community sponsorship, and how is it different to child sponsorship? Read on to find out about the unique benefits of these two programs.
Papua New Guinea’s first national tele-counselling service marks it's one-year anniversary, receiving over 2,500 calls in the past 12 months.
Over the past three years, tuberculosis (TB) has killed 9,000 people in Papua New Guinea (PNG), with children accounting for 26 per cent of detected cases, according to a new report released today by ChildFund Australia.
Have you always wanted to meet people from another country, and work towards changing lives for people in poverty? Well, we've got just the project for you!
Papua New Guinea has one of the world’s highest rates of violence against women and children. Appallingly, two out of three women have been beaten by their husbands and often when mothers are assaulted, their children are too.
Women who have experienced violence will soon be able to access support via a national, toll-free hotline, the first of its kind in Papua New Guinea.
What would your life be like if you had to walk two hours each day to get water?
It’s hard to even imagine but this is today’s reality for many children in Laos.
It is natural for an adult to worry about their child; it goes with the territory of parenthood after all. But to hear children talk of their fear of losing their parents is something else.
For some kids this may be an unfounded fear. In Laos, this fear is terrifyingly real.