Philippines – Tribal Health Worker

Overcoming discrimination, Shirley, an indigenous Manide woman from the Philippines, becomes a tribal health worker and leader in her community.

Bangladesh – Rohingya Refugee Crisis

When violence erupted in Rakhine State, Myanmar in August 2017, more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees sought safety in camps in Bangladesh and are struggling to survive in extremely poor conditions.

Nepal – Overcoming Child Marriage

Aged 12, Janaki she was forced into an arranged marriage and her life became even more precarious when three years later her husband died. Now she runs a successful tailoring business and advocates against child marriage.

Jordan – Syrian Refugee Crisis

Over 2 million refugees have fled Syria since the start of the war in 2011, with many seeking shelter in refugee camps and urban areas of Jordan.

Australia – Aboriginal Carbon Farming

The Oriners and Sefton Savanna Burning Project in Cape York, Queensland combines Indigenous knowledge and innovative technology to increase carbon storage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by stopping late season wildfires.

Gaza – Rebuilding Lives

Eight months after the war in Gaza, hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children remain in desperate need of psychosocial counselling to overcome their trauma.

Afghanistan – Girl’s Education

There are now 2.4 million Afghan girls enrolled in school, compared to 5,000 in 2001, just before the fall of the Taliban. Whilst the increasing numbers are encouraging, Afghan girls still face many barriers to receiving an education.

Australia – My Saving Grace

Almost half the victims in a domestic violence situation say they delay leaving due to fears for their pets’ safety, as well as their own. My Saving Grace is a storytelling website that highlights 'The Link' between Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse.

Ethiopia – Urban Refugee Care

Ethiopia is now the largest refugee hosting country in Africa, with over 630,000 refugees seeking shelter. This is putting a huge strain on the already delicate health care system in the country.

Laos – Hum Noy

Since attending the Intellectual Disabilities Unit in Vientiane, Hum Noy (8), who has Down Syndrome, is now able to communicate with his family and friends and live a more active life.

Asia / Africa – Child Rights

Seen through the eyes of five children, a series of short stories highlighting vital messages about child rights. The Right to Play, Nutrition, Clean Water and Hygiene, Health and an acceptable Standard of Living.

Bangladesh – Female Entrepreneurs

In Dhaka, the average young woman is faced with limited options. A business training and mentoring program is changing that allowing young entrepreneurs to grow.