VISION OF HOPE

Vulnerable Asian children are building a better future for themselves with the support of StarKids and World Vision Knot’s friends call him “Supphakit”, or Superkid. At 14, he’s lesser in physical stature than children his age but makes up for it in character and personality….

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EMPOWERING YOUTH THROUGH CULTURE

StarKids and World Vision are helping Indigenous youth reconnect to their roots through programs like Young Mob. Young Janaya stands atop a boulder in the middle of outback Northern Territory pointing into the distance while two of her friends look on. A few yards away,…

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BOUNCING BACK FROM DISASTER

Earthquake-ravaged families in Indonesia are picking up the pieces of their lives with the help of StarKids and World Vision. Nine-year-old Nadine recounts how a 7.4 magnitude earthquake shook her community in Sulawesi, an island in Indonesia, in September 2018. “I was alone inside the…

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FLOWER POWER IN MYANMAR

A woman in rural Myanmar leads her family to prosperity with the help of StarKids and World Vision. Outside Yangon in rural Myanmar, 36-year-old Thin Thin Mar manages a flower farm on a hectare of land. Like many women, she juggles multiple responsibilities, hoping to…

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SEWING THE SEEDS OF SUCCESS

Thanks to the support of StarKids, vulnerable women in Cambodia are starting to take charge of their financial future. By Virginia Morrison. Faced by poverty, young Saniyas had to leave her native Phnom Penh to go to Malaysia to work illegally at a clothing factory….

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THAILAND’S LITTLE SUPERHEROES

StarKids’ and World Vision’s work to help protect vulnerable children in Pattaya starts at a grassroots level. By Kervin Mathew. In Thailand’s bustling city of Pattaya, a 12th-grader named Panitsara helps lead a visionary group of students known as the Pattaya Dolphins. Made up of…

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NURTURING A BETTER FUTURE

StarKids and World Vision are helping rural communities in Vietnam fight poverty and malnourishment, one family at a time. By Kervin Mathew. In the Dien Bien province of north-west Vietnam, Dong Ty’s everyday meals of salt-flavoured rice rarely saw a hint of meat or vegetables….

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FARMING FOR THE FUTURE

StarKids’ newest initiative helps small-scale farmers in Myanmar learn to dream big. By Kervin Mathew. Growing vegetables in your backyard can be quite rewarding. However, for some farmers in Myanmar, it’s their only source of livelihood. Aung San Win is one of many farmers living…

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FORGING FUTURES WITH EDUCATION

StarKids is helping to develop the leaders of tomorrow through childhood literacy in Cambodia. By Tracy Keogh. “When I grow up, I want to become a teacher,” says 10-year-old Smichta. “I love reading and I think a good teacher must have read a lot of…

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ART FOR GOOD

StarKids donations are supporting art initiatives that give vulnerable Thai children a voice to speak out against violence. In Thailand’s Tak province, located in the country’s north-west, Year 11 student Ponkrit says all human beings should be considered equal. “There are good and bad people…

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