Growing skills

StarKids is helping farmers like Agustinus better provide for their families In a village on the island of Flores, Indonesia, Elis is a junior high-school girl with a big dream. “I want to be a village midwife so I can help my community,” she says….

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Support for childhood

With help from StarKids, families in Thailand are being equipped with techniques for raising healthy and happy children. Namtan is excelling at school as head of her kindergarten class. But it wasn’t always like this. In Thailand’s rice planting season, her parents Prateep and Kornkaeo…

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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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