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One Human Family

By Rebecca Kriletic | Date 10.08.2017

The Framework for our work with the United Nations is the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. This universal Agenda is a transformative plan of action for the people of the world, for our planet, and for our common wellbeing. Grounded in, and guided by, the fundamental values and principles laid down in the UN Charter, in particular its Preamble, it is inspired by the Universal Declaration of
Human Rights.

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The Gift of Healing

By Rebecca Kriletic | Date 04.08.2017

‘Madam, would you like an egg?’ were the first words spoken to me by a young, exuberant Timorese boy no older than 10. I had only been in Timor-Leste for a few days but the harsh reality people face here and the adverse effect Australia’s political decisions have on this country are, in the truest sense, heartbreaking. What torment had this child’s parents and grandparents lived through in a small nation sitting on Australia’s doorstep?

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Celebrating our students across the world

By Rebecca Kriletic | Date 04.08.2017

As Aussie kids prepare to break up for school holidays we take a look at some of the different classrooms around the world, supported by MWIA, thanks to our generous donors.

Education is the gift allowing people to flourish and make a difference in the world. It is vital to the success of moving children and communities out of poverty. Sadly, more than one hundred million children around the world do not have the opportunity to attend school.

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