A house to be proud of

StarKids helped Daw Cho start her own business and provide for her children.   In a village just outside of Yangon, Myanmar, Daw Cho sits by her house folding the clothes that she sells. It’s a small wooden house, but it’s much better than the…

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A happier childhood

StarKids is helping Ya Nuch grow up with greater opportunities than her older siblings. In Cambodia’s Battambang Province, 12-year-old Ya Nuch spends her days studying, reading and playing with friends – simple pleasures her three older siblings went without. Her parents live on a rice…

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Join the club

Mothers in Vietnam are learning top tips through a nutrition club. In Vietnam’s Phuoc Son District, Giang Thi Ly Ly leads a StarKids-supported nutrition club. She teaches mothers about antenatal care, vaccination and supplementary feeding for children.  When Ly first took on the role, she…

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Weaving a brighter future

Basket weaving is helping to support community livelihoods in Indonesia For the women of Balane village, Indonesia, innovation came to them in the form of dried coconut leaves – a resource found everywhere you looked, but that would usually go to waste.  With hands at…

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Small change, big difference

As the StarKids partnership between World Vision and Jetstar turns 10, we look back at the life-changing work your small change has contributed to across the network. Everyone’s come home from a trip with a little loose change in their pocket. Many of you may…

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Inspiring the next generation

Children in Cambodia are encouraged to lead community education Four years ago, if you had asked Sopheak what he thought of school, he would have said he skipped it. As a shy boy with a fear of joining in group activities, he found other places…

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Going green in Vietnam

Farming families adopt organic methods for a healthy future San’s family in Vietnam have gone green, adopting organic farming methods to protect the environment and live healthier lives. As farmers, they rely on the land – so they know how important it is to protect…

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Fresh vegetables a favourite for this growing toddler

With the support of StarKids, families are growing vegetable gardens bursting with life. No one needs to convince two-year-old Andi to eat his vegetables. Thanks to Jetstar customers’ donations to StarKids, Andi’s mum Esi now has a thriving vegetable garden and the growing toddler gets…

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Saving for a better tomorrow

With the support of StarKids, struggling families are finding opportunities to thrive At the end of a long day working in Myanmar’s rice paddy fields, mother of three Daw Than Kyi takes a long sigh…and smiles. While the work’s hard and pays barely enough to…

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Diary of a Cambodian transformation

Visiting World Vision projects in Cambodia changed the lives of Jetstar employees Recently, my Jetstar teammate and I visited World Vision projects to see what kind of difference StarKids donations can make. Day One: We go on an emotional visit to the Genocide Museum and…

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