Action on Poverty Blog

Coming Home

January 25, 2017

At Sanh Thuan Homestay in Hoa Binh, supported by Action on Poverty’s (AOP) Community-Based Tourism (CBT) project, you’ll be greeted by Sanh’s quick, warm smile and hospitality. Sanh is always ready to lend a helping hand, and at the young age of just 21, he’s already adeptly taken on managing the homestay hosted at his parents’ home. But you won’t find too many others in Sanh’s age range in the area.

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2016

Panha Goes to School

November 9, 2016

Attending preschool plays an essential role in children’s cognitive and social development. Read about how Action on Poverty is helping children like Panha go to preschool in Cambodia.

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Action on Poverty Goes to School

November 2, 2016

Fostering compassion starts early. Action on Poverty visits a local Sydney school to talk about how we can help others around the world.

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Social Enterprise Sweeps Away Poverty

October 31, 2016

Action on Poverty is supporting a women-led cooperative that now earns five times more than before the program.

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Veggies Help Sokha’s Income Grow

October 27, 2016

Drowning in debt just to pay her family’s health bills, read about how Sokha from the Pursat Province in Cambodia has completely turned her life around.

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Food Security in Timor

October 10, 2016

Nutritious food is difficult to come by in Purugua village. Read about how Fatima learned to provide her family with healthy meals and extra income.

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Teaching Men about Women’s Health in Zimbabwe

September 26, 2016

In addition to offering free medical care, maternal waiting homes play a key role in educating men about the risks women face when giving birth at home.

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Your Gifts Help Thousands in Malawi

September 26, 2016

Using $20,000 that our incredible Action on Poverty supporters donated, we worked with our partner, Concern Universal, to improve the livelihoods of Malawian families through livestock pass-on schemes and village savings and loans (VSL) programs.

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Finance Gives Farmers New Opportunities

September 26, 2016

Ms Nguyen Thi Le from Soc Trang province in Vietnam used Action on Poverty’s microfinance program to build a new business.

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Seaco Renovates School, Revitalises Dreams

August 22, 2016

Children from a remote Cambodian village have a brighter future thanks to the work of the Seaco team, who helped to renovate a dilapidated primary school.

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The “Community” in “Community Centre”

August 22, 2016

The SEACO supported community centre in southern Vietnam has facilitated community participation in coordinating activities to combat climate change.

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Meet Pauline and Baby Clive

June 20, 2016

We first met Pauline last year when we visited a brand new maternal waiting home in her village in Kopondoro, Zimbabwe, where she gave birth to Clive.

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International Women’s Day – a Message from CEO Chris Murphy

March 8, 2016

Our CEO reflects on the challenges facing women around the world, and what we can do to help.

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Fiji Cyclone – Let’s Not Forget Our Friends in Fiji

March 2, 2016

Following Cyclone Winston in February, Fijians urgently need your help.

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